Lot 3: Gladiator. ca. 1892
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: GASTON NOURY (1866-?) Size: 35 1/8 x 49 in./89 x 124.2 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris While another poster for the company is without a doubt its most famous advertisement (see PAI-LIX, 47), this sweet Victorian image of a cherub-faced rider being celestially informed of her smart decision against a backdrop of flower-like tires is perhaps its most charming. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B-/ Restored tears.
Dimensions: 35 1/8 x 49 in./89 x 124.2 cm
Artist or Maker: GASTON NOURY (1866-?)
Date: ca. 1892