Italian Art Nouveau Vintage Poster for ‘S. Stein’, by Metlicovitz, c.1906

$12,000.00

In stock

This Italian Belle Epoque poster was originally designed in 1900 by Leopoldo Metlicovitz for the Mele Department Store, however, in 1906 it was redone for their partner store S. Stein in Beirut, Lebanon.

Mele Department Store, which was known for their high-end clientelle, found Beirut as a good extension for their business – known at the time as the ‘Riviera of the Middle-East’ with their high-class, wealthy populous.

The poster is printed in French, compared to Italian, as French was considered the high-class language.

On the top in Arabic is the name of the store “S. Stein” in a flowery design, reminiscent of classical lettering.

Details

Origin:

Italy

Circa:

1906

Size:

52.5'' X

81.875''

ID:

#02534

Style:

Art Nouveau, Belle Epoque

Condition:

Very Good

Wear:

Unobtrusive Folds, Wear consistent with age and use

Linen Backed:

Yes

Additional Conditional Info:

Originally Created with 2 Parts Mounted Together (2 Sheets)

Size

Unit

Width

Height

Depth

Inches

52.5

81.875

.1

Centimeters

52.5

81.875

.1

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