Lot 3: F. HUGO D'ALÉSI (1849-1906). LE LAC D'ANNECY. Circa 1900. 42x29 inches, 106x75 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
F. HUGO D'ALÉSI (1849-1906) LE LAC D'ANNECY. Circa 1900.
42x29 3/4 inches, 106 3/4x75 1/2 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
Condition A. Matted and framed.
The steamship Le Ville d'Annecy, depicted here, was launched on June 7, 1900. She could carry 450 passengers. A later version of the poster has its title within the image as opposed to in the margins, and also has an overprint advertising various excursions and ticket discounts. Alpi / Manifesti 51, Hillion p. 183, Voyage p. 12 (var), Train 130 (var).