This artwork is from Les Maitres de L’Affiche series; miniature versions of outstanding stone lithograph artworks of the most important advertising posters by the finest artists.
“La Bodiniere was the exhibition hall of the Theâtre d’ application, offering a variety of attractions from art exhibits to shadow plays one of which is being advertised here (see below). It is evident that this poster whose bottom right quarter was left blank to insert the program of the week, in this case, probably a second attraction was planned, but this specimen was pulled before its addition.”
(Wine Spectator 11)
The attraction’s listing in the lower right, reads “The March in the Sunshine, shadow theatre epic play on the Marchand mission (which crossed Central Africa in 1897-98 to confront the British at Fashoda). The main attraction however is the charming lady in yellow.
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