Lot 391: La Boîte à Fursy. 1901
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 34 1/4 x 49 1/4 in./87 x 125 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Grün created at least three different images for La Boite à Fursy, a cabaret located in the old Chat Noir hotel after the original owner, Rodolphe Salis, died while taking the company on tour. The new proprietor, Henri Fursy, renamed the venue after himself, claiming that this would be the new cabaret in which to hear the greatest chansonniers in Montmartre.
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears at edges.
Dimensions: 34 1/4 x 49 1/4 in./87 x 125 cm
Artist or Maker: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938)