Lot 223: Folies-Bergère / Liane de Pougy. 1898
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909) Size: 24 x 61 1/8 in./61 x 155.3 cm Imp. Lemercier, Paris This is Berthon's very first poster, advertising Liane de Pougy's appearance in "L'Arraiganée d'Or (The Golden Spider) at the Folies-Bergère. The design is quite different from his later work, but, as a poster, a superior accomplishment. This is the rarer version, with both top & bottom text banners. (great art nouveau)
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at folds.
Dimensions: 24 x 61 1/8 in./61 x 155.3 cm
Artist or Maker: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909)