Harlequin | Maitre de L’Affiche: Bonus Plate B

$350.00

In stock

This artwork is from Les MaitreS de L’Affiche series; miniature versions of outstanding stone lithograph artworks by the finest most important advertising posters artists. An original design showing a lady harlequin in Cheret’s unforgettable style. Her stance and facial expression, as well as some contrasting shadowing in the background, set the mood. Even without colour, the skill of the master, to put forth an atmosphere of frivolity, exudes forth from this single character. Subscribers to the Maitre de l’Affiche series received four special plates annually. These premium original lithographs, each an original design, were created specifically for this series, and are not seen in any other format, unlike the regular plates, which are reduced versions of larger posters. We are most fortunate to have had the inclusion of the Special Plates (Sp), as each one is a true example of the artist’s creativity and skill. The artist is unencumbered with a product or service to advertise, and can express himself more freely, demonstrating his drawing ability, the essence of graphic art, with only one or two colours. For many collectors these unique Special Plates are more desirable than any of the regular plates.

Details

Artist:

Origin:

France

Circa:

1896

Printer:

Chaix - Paris

Size:

11.5'' X

15.5''

ID:

#MAS02

Style:

Condition:

Excellent

Wear:

Wear consistent with age and use

Size

Unit

Width

Height

Depth

Inches

11.5

15.5

.1

Centimeters

11.5

15.5

.1

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