Lot 204: Bailly / Super Absinthe. ca. 1901
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: MARCELLIN AUZOLLE (1862-1942) Size: 43 1/8 x 117 1/2 in./109.5 x 298.6 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris The Bailly company was one of the first to patent an artificial means of aging absinthe by way of slow oxidation via sunlight. This seldom-seen two-sheet design depicts a semi-nude muse picking the herbs required in the liqueur and gesturing toward the brand's name. (alcohol, absinthe)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight stains, largely near edges.
Dimensions: 43 1/8 x 117 1/2 in./109.5 x 298.6 cm
Artist or Maker: MARCELLIN AUZOLLE (1862-1942)
Date: ca. 1901