Lot 642: Cocorico. 1899
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 38 3/8 x 54 3/8 in./97.5 x 138 cm Imp. Charle Verneau, Paris The word "Cocorico is the French equivalent to cock-a-doodle-do, making it rather unnecessary to show the entire word as the rooster says enough. The publication did much to encourage fine poster design by reproducing posters, selling them in its pages, and illustrating the works of major posterists. This is Steinlen's most forceful poster.
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at folds. Framed.
Dimensions: 38 3/8 x 54 3/8 in./97.5 x 138 cm
Artist or Maker: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923)