Lot 296: Job / Fumar el Papel. ca. 1895
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 7/8 x 48 1/2 in./85.9 x 123 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris One of Chéret's best and most famous designs is this sassy redhead promoting Job cigarette rolling papers. First created in 1838 by Jean Bardou, his initials separated by a diamond on the box were commonly pronounced literally, generating the brand-name "Job. This is the Spanish-language version of the design.
Condition Report: B/ Tears & creases near edges; slight foxing.
Dimensions: 33 7/8 x 48 1/2 in./85.9 x 123 cm
Artist or Maker: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932)
Date: ca. 1895