Lot 595: Salon des Cent / February 1896. 1896
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ARMAND A. L. RASSENFOSSE (1862-1934) Size: 17 3/4 x 25 1/4 in./45.2 x 64 cm Imp. Aug. Bénard, Liège A sophisticated, straight forward design that visually links the Salon with its sister publication La Plume. In the background, a woman peruses the latest creations by artists represented at the Salon, while the lady facing us views the same images within the pages of the magazine. On the bottom, it notes that La Plume was the official publication of the Salon; however, it was technically the other way around, wherein La Plume used the Salon as a marketing outlet for the art it published. The exhibitions lasted until 1900, while the magazine stayed in circulation until 1913.
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 25 1/4 in./45.2 x 64 cm
Artist or Maker: ARMAND A. L. RASSENFOSSE (1862-1934)