Jules Cheret (1er juin 1836 à Paris - 23 septembre 1932 à Nice)

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Title:
L'Eau des Sirenes "Mermaid Water"
Size:
11" x 15.25"
Medium:
Stone-Lithograph
Price:
$650
INV. #:
6918
 
Original. Les Maîtres de L'Affiche. Presented in a 20" x 16" acid free museum mat.
This lovely poster advertises hair color called "Mermaid Water." When it was first introduced, Cheret left the mermaid in the foreground bare breasted, and the censors recalled it, until he lengthened the siren's hair. It's still a bit sexy for advertising!
Plate #153. Lithograph.