Maîtres de l'Affiche (Masters of the Poster) refers to 256 color lithographic plates used to create an art publication during the Belle Époque in Paris, France. The collection, reproduced from the original works of ninety-seven artists in a smaller 11 x 15 inch format, was put together by Jules Chéret, the father of poster art and distributed between 1895 – 1900. The varied selection of prints were sold in packages of four and delivered monthly to subscribers. Designed for a subscription audience it showcased the most influential posters of the era in a collectible small format.
In this festive image created by Rene’ Pean ( 1875 – 1955) we see the Mother and Daughter on their way to the Parisian Store called A L a Place Clichy for the launch of the clothes of Spring along with the presentation of fresh flowers from the South of France. It is a festive and inviting image. Rene Pean was a painter, illustrator, and a poster artist. He spent a good part of his career working for, and under the tutelage of Jules Cheret and in the studios of Chaix Printers. His romantic aesthetic was very stylish and pleasing for the era .
This is an original vintage print, not a reproduction. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our items. This poster is on heavyweight paper, and is in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.