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This artwork, Affiches Charles Verneau/"La Rue" by Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, is currently for sale at Gary Bruder Fine Arts.
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Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, Affiches Charles Verneau/"La Rue"
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TITLE:  Affiches Charles Verneau/"La Rue"
ARTIST:  Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (French/Swiss, 1859–1923)
WORK DATE:  1896
CATEGORY:  Prints and Multiples
MATERIALS:  Lithograph
EDITION/SET OF:  1 of approximately 50 impressions
SIZE:  h: 118.5 x w: 93.5 in / h: 301 x w: 237.5 cm
STYLE:  Post-Impressionism
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Gary Bruder Fine Arts  +1-917-318-2134  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  "One of Steinlen's finest lithographic achievements was a huge, six-sheet oster for Affiches Charles Verneau. The bustling street scene is alive with an assortment of colorful Montmartre types, prominent among them the artist's daughter, Colette, with a hoop, being carefully led by her mother, Emilie. Note how Steinlen shows the working class side by side with the smartly dressed bourgeois, giving them equal dignity - one of his most endearing traits" (Wine Spectator, 110). L'Estampe et l'Affiche concluded its ecstatic review of this poster by declaring "One can't applaud it enough" (1897, p.20).

The colors are in exceptionally fine, original condition, with minor restoration at the seams. It is extremely rare to find this poster in as fine a condition as this.

ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Gary Bruder Fine Arts Inventory Catalogue
LITERATURE:  Bargiel et Zagrodzki, 20
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