Maitre de L'Affiche: Plate #1 - "Papier a Cigarettes Job" Artist: Cheret, Jules
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This artwork is from Les Maitre de L'Affiche series. These miniature versions of outstanding stone lithographs are of the most important advertising posters of the time.
"The defiant gesture of an emancipated woman daring to flout conventional manners is caught with perfection; the fact that it happened over a century ago adds to its piquancy. One of Cheret's best and most famous designs." (Rennert, PAI-XXXI, 392)
"Once again Cheret presents his vivacious, scintillating Parisenne, who sets all male hearts beating faster and evokes an 'oo la la' of admiration. There is a more than passing resemblance between the self-assured fashionably dressed young woman with the come-hither look and the frequently red-haired Yvette Guilbert with the saucy mouth, the turned up nose, the rounded chin, and the provocative gestures…"(Paris 1900, p.152)
Approx. Size: 12" x 16" (30cm x 41cm) Artist: Cheret, Jules Circa: 1895 Origin: France Price Range: $501.00 to $800.00 ID: MA001
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