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Maitres de l'affiche - Charles Woodbury - July #2390681

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Maitres de l'affiche - Charles Woodbury - July #2390681
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Wonderful and somehow exotic, this is a classic print from THE collector series - the Maitres de l'Affiche.</em></td>
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The Maitre de l'affiche posters were a collection sent to poster aficionados and subscribers just before the turn of the last century (roughly 1896-1900). THIS IS AN ORIGINAL POSTER AND NOT A REPRODUCTION. IT IS PART OF THE COLLECTION OF THE MAITRE DE L'AFFICHE AND IS EMBOSSED WITH THE SEAL OF THE MAITRE. By the 1890s the streets of every great metropolis were enlivened by large colourful posters . The poster had not only caught the fancy of the broad public, but its best examples were already being regarded as works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reprinted in a manageable form. In the last five years of the century, the Imprimerie Chaix was to play great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient period of 'La Belle Epoque.' It was in those years that the firm published "Les Maitres de l'Affiche" (Masters of the Poster) reduced lithographic versions, in authentic colours, of the best posters of Europe and America, by more than 90 great artists, posters that bring the period to life." Appelbaum ARTIST : Charles Woodbury/American (1864-1940) Woodbury entered MIT and took drawing lessons from Ross Sterling Turner. He had already begun to establish himself as a professional painter, when in 1884, he joined the Boston Art Club at the age of 17. He graduated from MIT with an engineering degree, but took a studio on school Street in Boston and began exhibiting paintings and teaching art. He also worked as an ...
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#: 380011790144</td>
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<tr><td>Condition:A</td></tr>
<tr><td>Year:1896</td></tr>
<tr><td>Country:France</td></tr>
<tr><td>Maker:Chaix</td></tr>
<tr><td>Height:13.5</td></tr>

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<tr><td>Title:Maitres de l'affiche - Charles Woodbury - July</td></tr>



<tr><td>Location:Montreal, Quebec</td></tr>
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