When Hearts Are Trumps | Maitre de L’Affiche: Plate #52

$495.00

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. “The art poster in America was mainly a product of the publishing trade, and by the mid 1890’s, posters had become an accepted extension of a publisher’s normal activities. To herald a book of ‘society verses’ titled ‘When Hearts are Trumps’ the Chicago firm of Stone and Kimball publishers of ‘The Chap book’ and American issuers of ‘The Yellow book’ turned to Bradley. He came up with this vaguely disturbing, erotic image. A besotted faun and nymph entwined with grapevines and each other.” (Rennert, PAI-XX, 156) “Bradley designed a curvilinear, Beardleyesque poster printed in vermilion and green for Tom Hall’s ‘When Heart’s are Trumps’…this poster is one of the masterpieces of Art Nouveau style in America” (Lauder, p.17)

Details

Origin:

France

Circa:

1896

Printer:

Chaix - Paris

Size:

11.5" x

15.5"

ID:

#MA052

Style:

Condition:

Excellent

Wear:

Wear consistent with age and use

Linen Backed:

No

Additional Conditional Info:

All Maitre de L'Affiche plates are printed on Collector's Edition Stock and are completely ready for Framing

Size

Unit

Width

Height

Depth

Inches

11.5

15.5

0.1

Centimeters

22
30
0

Return Policy

If for any reason you are NOT satisfied with your purchase, please email posters@LaBelleEpoque.com,  or call +1 (212) 362-1770 within 72 hours of receipt of shipment. We will email a confirmation of return. You must then return the poster(s) within three business days of our email confirmation via insured shipment at your expense (Customer is responsible for loss or damage) to:

La Belle Epoque 71 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10014-1227

Otherwise, all sales are final. Thanks!

11.5

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