Lot 352: Chimères et Grimaces. 1896
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: GEORGES DE FEURE (1868-1943) Size: 23 1/2 x 31 in./59.7 x 78.7 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris (not shown) In 1896, Xavier Privas was planning on publishing a songbook under the title Chimères et Grimaces. Unfortunately, the book was never printed; however, the poster advertising its release remains: an alarming yet alluring design featuring a host of Classical imagery. This is the before-letters version of the poster.
Condition Report: A-/ Very slight tears at edges. Framed.
Dimensions: 23 1/2 x 31 in./59.7 x 78.7 cm
Artist or Maker: GEORGES DE FEURE (1868-1943)