Poster for Les Arts de la Femme

1895
Artist / Designer Etienne Moreau-Nelaton (French, 1859–1927), Printer Imp. Charles Verneau (French)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

120.5 x 80 cm (47 7/16 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.1154

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; brush and spatter lithograph with scraper work printed in brown, yellow and gray on brown paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Posters

an exhibition organized by the Union Centrale des Arts Decoratifs at the “Palais de l’Industrie - Porte VII”
Printed by Charles Verneau, Paris
Text (verbatim transcription of lettering): “UNION CENTRALE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS / Les ARTS de la FEMME / 2eme / Exposition / 27 Avril = 10 Juin / PALAIS DE L’INDUSTRIE - PORTE VII”
Condition: backed with rice paper; slightly discolored around the edges; tear out of lower left corner which has been repaired

Inscription

Inscriptions: l.l., in stone, "Imp. Charles Verneau . 114 rue Oberkampf . Paris"; l.l., in stone "EMN / 95" (artist monogram in circle). Other marks/inscriptions: u.c., stamped in black ink, "République Française / Seine / 20 cent." (fiscal tax stamp for posters); l.l., stamped in purple ink, "Affiches illustrées / Sagot / 39bis, r, de Chateaudun / Paris".
Later inscriptions or marks: [As described] | | |

Provenance

1969, sold by Wheaton A. Holden, Millis, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 15, 1969)

Credit Line

The Lee M. Friedman Fund