Original 1897 lithograph printed in colors on wove paper. Not signed. Transcribed from a poster advertising Matinee performances of the Folies Bergere. Colorful blue, red, yellow, metallic gold, and black ink. The image was published in Les Programmes Illustrees des Theatres et des Cafe-Concerts, a collection of artwork original executed for theater programs and cafe concerts. The series was published in 1987 by Ernest Maindron; this plate was printed by Imprimerie F. Appel in Paris. The Folies Bergere was a popular revue theater at the edge of Montmartre and was famous for its decorations, costumes, and cabaret performances. Only 1,025 copies of this image was produced. Many have not survived; many others have not survived in good condition. Conservation framed in gold-leaf frame and finished with off-white linen matting and matching gold filet. All materials are acid free. Set behind a UV-resistant acrylic cover. Framed size is 17-1/2 inches H x 14-1/2 inches W (44 cm x 37 cm). COA. Closeup photos and details at:http://www.jdsmithfineart.com/styles/belle-epoque-menu/folies-bergere.
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