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Poster for Les Arts de la Femme

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

Object Place: France


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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


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] | | |


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

Credit Line

The Lee M. Friedman Fund