Jules Chéret (French, 1836-1932)
Musée Grévin. Théatre les Fantoches, 1900, published by Chaix (Atelier Chéret), Paris. Signed and dated within the matrix. Color lithographic poster, sight size 47 1/4 x 32 1/2 in. (119.9 x 82.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Gentle toning and rippling, not examined out of frame.
Provenance: A private Florida collection.
Due to extensive framing, the poster cannot be fully examined out of frame. However, a corner of the backing was lifted to reveal that the work is linen backed and matted. There are fragments of insect carcasses collected along the bottom edge of the over mat.
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