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Lot: 1 - L'Etendard Français. 1891

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 3/4 x 47 1/4 in./85.7 x 120 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris L'Etendard Français was a small manufacturer of bicycles and tricycles, sold primarily out of Paris. Its name translates as "banner," hence why the

Lot: 2 - Zim Strock. ca. 1890

Artist: WILHIO Size: 47 1/8 x 62 1/4 in./119.6 x 158.2 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Founded by its titular owner in 1884, Strock was a boutique bicycle manufacturer. This is arguably the best poster created for the brand, a two-sheet design equating

Lot: 3 - Gladiator. ca. 1892

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

Lot: 4 - Cycles Le Chevreuil. ca. 1895

Artist: GASTON NOURY (1866-?) Size: 22 3/8 x 31 1/8 in./57 x 79 cm Imp. Sevestre, Paris Noted as having the "smallest rim in the world" and tires which can be changed "in ten seconds," the Chevreuil bicycle appears to be the lightest and fastest

Lot: 5 - Clément. ca. 1893

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 24 1/4 x 17 5/8 in./61.5 x 44.7 cm Imp. J. Kossuth, Paris This early bicycle design heralds two championship riders - Georges Cassignard and Fernand Charron - who rode Clément cycles fitted with Dunlop tires to victory.

Lot: 6 - Deuxième Salon du Cycle. 1894

Artist: JEAN-LOUIS FORAIN (1852-1931) Size: 15 1/4 x 7 7/8 in./38.6 x 19.8 cm Imp. Harold, Paris In advertising the second annual Salon du Cycle, Forain created an image which would cause Maindron to later exclaim, "This poster is perfect.”

Lot: 7 - Cycles Ouragan. ca. 1895

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 35 1/2 x 49 5/8 in./90 x 126 cm Imp. J. Kossuth, Paris Ouragan was one of the marks under the Dombret-Jussy umbrella in Saint Etienne - a bicycle manufacturer founded in 1890. Translating as "hurricane," we see the brand's

Lot: 8 - Griffon. ca. 1894

Artist: WALTER THOR (1870-1929) Size: 30 1/2 x 45 1/2 in./77.5 x 115.6 cm Imp. G. Elleaumme, Paris A rite of passage: a mother encourages her son to take his first ride on a Griffon bike. The horseless carriage in the background suggests the next

Lot: 9 - Peerless Cycles. ca. 1898

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 39 1/4 x 55 1/2 in./99.5 x 141.2 cm Imp. Affiches Louis Gallice As in love with each other as ever, an amorous Pierrot blows a kiss to his Pierrette before going on a night ride aboard his Peerless cycle. This is one of the

Lot: 10 - Cycles Georges Richard / Le Tréfle a Quatre.

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 43 1/8 x 58 5/8 in./109.5 x 149 cm Imp. Phillipe Chapelier, Paris Founded by the brothers Georges and Max Richard in 1893, Georges Richard only had three years of bicycle manufacturing before turning to automobile

Lot: 11 - Acatène Velleda. 1898

Artist: LUCIEN BAYLAC (1851-1913) Size: 46 1/2 x 62 in./118.1 x 157.5 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris This French bicycle brand takes its name from an obscure piece of German history: Veleda was a 1st century priestess who predicted that her people would

Lot: 12 - Pannetton. ca. 1899

Artist: G. BILIOTTI Size: 31 3/8 x 46 5/8 in./79.7 x 118.5 cm Imp. L. Revon, Paris Not much is known about the Pannetton bicycle company promoted in this rare poster. That said, both the horn of (monetary) plenty and the wheel of progress accompany

Lot: 13 - Waverley Cycles. 1896

Artist: A. R. BECK Size: 20 x 30 in./51 x 76.3 cm Gies & Co, Buffalo, NY While best known through the iconic poster by Mucha, Waverley Cycles appears here alongside its American mascot, The Waverley Belle. Manufactured by the Indiana Bicycle

Lot: 14 - Régina. ca. 1898

Artist: PHILIPPE CHAPELLIER Size: 39 x 50 7/8 in./99 x 129.3 cm This fun design shows a shocked crowd chasing after the animated statue of Henry IV, who has been so entranced by the Régina bicycle that he has descended from his bronze horse to

Lot: 15 - Régina. ca. 1900

Artist: GEO FREI Size: 39 x 50 3/4 in./99.2 x 129 cm Imp. Affiches Kossuth, Paris A strange endorsement, this poster indicates that the pigeons of St Mark's Square in Venice are in awe of the Régina bicycle. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 16 - Singer Cycle. ca. 1894

Artist: EMILE CLOUET Size: 35 3/4 x 50 1/4 in./90.8 x 127.8 cm Imp. J. Kossuth, Paris Founded in 1874, the Singer Cycle Company was a popular brand of bicycle, noted as being the first to feature a curved fork within the frame. Here, a handsome

Lot: 17 - Cycles "Le Globe." ca. 1895

Artist: EMILE CLOUET Size: 36 7/8 x 51 1/8 in./93.5 x 129.8 cm Imp. Jules Simon, Paris More so than any other invention, the bicycle greatly contributed to women's emancipation. With it, the potential for unchaperoned freedom was almost endless

Lot: 18 - Cycles G. Richard. ca. 1895

Artist: EMILE CLOUET Size: 35 1/2 x 49 1/4 in./90.2 x 125.2 cm Imp. G. Bataille, Paris Unlike the other two images for the brand, here a female cyclist with the wings of Hermes in her hat speeds ahead of the rest, the dark roads being no match for

Lot: 19 - Humber. ca. 1894

Artist: EMILE CLOUET Size: 46 x 62 7/8 in./117 x 159.7 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris Formed in England by Thomas Humber in 1869, Humber Cycles would eventually, like so many bicycle companies, become dominated by its automobile division. In the late 1800s,

Lot: 20 - Cycles Andru. ca. 1895

Artist: DOUZINELLE Size: 46 x 63 in./116.6 x 160 cm Imp. G. Elleaume, Paris This romantic, Impressionistic portrait of a lady for Cycles Andru channels a little bit of both Renoir and Van Gogh. This is the larger format version of the poster.

Lot: 21 - Cycles Clement. ca. 1895

Artist: MISTI (Ferdinand Mifliez, 1865-1923) Size: 16 5/8 x 24 in./42.2 x 61 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris The educated and beautiful female customer for Cycles Clement flips through the company's latest catalogue, its logo of a rooster on a wheel echoed

Lot: 22 - Cycles Rudge. 1897

Artist: JACQUES DEBUT Size: 45 5/8 x 63 1/4 in./115.7 x 160.5 cm Imp. Caby & Chardin, Paris As Actaeon once stumbled upon the goddess Diana bathing in the woods, so does this Modern cyclist peer out from the branches at the latest Rudge bicycle - so

Lot: 23 - Cycles Griffon. 1900

Artist: MISTI (Ferdinand Mifliez, 1865-1923) Size: 35 1/2 x 62 1/4 in./90.2 x 158.2 cm Imp. du Griffon, Paris A particularly inspired work by Misti in which the bicycle company's namesake is seen fiercely guarding over a serene tableau of a young

Lot: 24 - Cycles Georges Richard. ca. 1895

Artist: H. GRAY (Henri Boulanger, 1858-1924) Size: 46 1/2 x 62 3/4 in./118 x 159.5 cm Imp. E. Bougard, Paris One of at least three designs Gray created for the company, this poster is awash in the brand's signature clover color. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 25 - Hurtu. ca. 1900

Artist: H. GRAY (Henri Boulanger, 1858-1924) Size: 46 x 62 in./117 x 157.5 cm Imp. E. Bougard, Paris Hurtu, like many others firms in the early personal transport business, began by manufacturing bicycles then added automobiles to their output.

Lot: 26 - 5e Salon du Cycle. 1897

Artist: VICTOR MIGNOT (1872-1944) Size: 34 3/4 x 48 7/8 in./88.3 x 124 cm Imp. J. E. Goossens, Bruxelles Hosted by the Bicycle Union Club in Brussels, Mignot gives us a truly spectacular design for their 5th annual Salon du Cycle. Precariously

Lot: 27 - Société La Française. ca. 1895

Artist: GEO. WEISS (1861-?) Size: 43 3/4 x 60 3/8 in./111.2 x 153.3 cm Imp. P. Dupont, Paris Founded in 1890 by Pierre-Victor Besse and Francis Trepier, Société La Française was both a brand of bicycle as well as the name of a

Lot: 28 - Phébus. ca. 1899

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 43 x 58 in./109.4 x 147.2 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Named after the Greek god in charge of driving the sun across the sky every day, Phébus motor vehicles operated out of Paris from 1899

Lot: 29 - Whitworth Cycles. ca. 1894

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 73 1/2 x 52 1/2 in./186.8 x 133.4 cm Imp. H. Hérold, Paris This is one of three designs Pal created for Whitworth, all variations on the same theme. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 30 - Déesse. ca. 1898

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 43 x 58 5/8 in./109.2 x 149 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris "Déesse” ("Goddess”) was a name used in France by the British bicycle manufacturer Rudge. For it, Pal gives us a bold and

Lot: 31 - Liberator Cycles. ca. 1899

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 15 5/8 x 23 1/2 in./39.8 x 59.8 cm Affiches Kossuth, Paris Departing from his usual choice of showgirls and upper-class ladies, Pal gives us a Valkyrie ready to ride out in battle on her

Lot: 32 - Liberator Cycles & Automobiles. 1899

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 39 1/8 x 53 7/8 in./99.4 x 137 cm Imp. Caby & Chardin, Paris This is the original large format of the previous design. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 33 - Cleveland Cycles. ca. 1898

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 55 3/4 x 84 1/4 in./141.6 x 214.2 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris A triumphant Native American flees his adversaries on his speedy Cleveland bicycle. The company appreciated this design so much that

Lot: 34 - Falcon. ca. 1894

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 42 3/4 x 58 in./108.7 x 147.4 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Along with Bixton, Falcon was one of two brands which formed the Franco-American Bicycle Company. This is one of Pal's finest cycling

Lot: 35 - Palais-Sport. ca. 1894

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 32 1/8 x 48 in./81.6 x 122 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris With the 1890s cycling mania came the rise to such newfangled facilities as this grand "velocipedic establishment” in Paris. In

Lot: 36 - The Franco-American Bicycles Co. / Falcon. ca.

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 31 1/8 x 47 1/2 in./79 x 120.7 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Created around the same time as Pal's other design for Falcon (see Lot 34), this image emphasizes less of the mystical and more of the

Lot: 37 - Whitworth Cycles. ca. 1894

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 58 1/8 x 84 5/8 in./147.6 x 215 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris Printed soon before the 1894 merger of Whitworth and Rudge Cycles, this two-sheet image is one of the most charming bicycle

Lot: 38 - Cycles & Automobiles / Deuxième Exposition.

Artist: ARMAND A. L. RASSENFOSSE (1862-1934) Size: 40 1/8 x 29 in./102 x 73.5 cm Lith. Benard, Liège The precursor to the poster by Koister (see PAI-LXIX, 27), this simple image showcasing both the audience and the products announces the second

Lot: 39 - Terrot / Dijon / Cycles Automobiles. ca. 1898

Artist: FRANCISCO TAMAGNO (1851-1933) Size: 38 3/4 x 54 1/2 in./98.5 x 138.5 cm Lithographie Parisienne, Paris The trademark of Tamagno's Terrot advertising was the amount of attitude that flowed off of the paper, usually in the form of a woman

Lot: 40 - Les Cycles Clément. ca. 1900

Artist: HENRI THIRIET (1866-1897) Size: 16 x 22 1/4 in./40.6 x 56.5 cm Imp. E. Bougard, Paris By 1890, Clément was the most popular bicycle brand in France. Here, a rider brandishing a banner of the company's rooster mascot leads a parade of

Lot: 41 - Cycles Brion. 1897

Artist: CHARLES TICHON Size: 31 5/8 x 47 3/4 in./80.2 x 121 cm Bouquet & Barry, Paris In the 1870s, the French wine industry was decimated by an outbreak of phylloxera, resulting in many chateaux selling their vineyards in the face of bankruptcy.

Lot: 42 - Cycles Brion. 1897

Artist: CHARLES TICHON Size: 23 5/8 x 31 5/8 in./60 x 80.4 cm Imp. Bouquet & Barry, Paris This is the smaller format version of the previous Lot. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 43 - Cycles Brion. 1897

Artist: CHARLES TICHON Size: 22 3/4 x 30 3/8 in./57.8 x 77 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris It is interesting to have three variants of the same poster in a single sale. This is the only one of the three that is signed, allowing us to identify the artist. As

Lot: 44 - Cycles Peugeot. ca. 1896

Artist: EUGENE VAVASSEUR (1863-1949) Size: 45 3/4 x 62 7/8 in./116.2 x 159.6 cm Affiches Camis, Paris Peugeot began production as a maker of various household goods, especially items which required simple mechanisms, such as pepper grinders. Their

Lot: 45 - Cycles Cottereau. ca. 1900

Artist: LUDWIG C. L. MARKOUS (1883-1941) Size: 46 3/4 x 63 1/2 in./118.5 x 161.4 cm Imp. Ch. Wall, Paris Only in operation from 1898 to 1910, Cottereau created sturdy, all-purpose bicycles and early automobiles. Clearly, feminine charm need not be

Lot: 46 - Michelin est Indechirable. 1908

Artist: MAXIME FRAIKIN Size: 31 3/4 x 39 5/8 in./80.5 x 100.7 cm Imp. M. Dumas, Paris Before the Michelin Man became the company's official mascot (or political correctness became a norm in advertising), all manner of strange and unsavory characters

Lot: 47 - Pneu "Guttacoll." ca. 1900

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 32 x 46 7/8 in./81.2 x 119 cm Ch. Wall, Paris This humorous design highlights the indestructible nature of Guttacoll bicycle tires when combined with its puncture-proof epoxy. Not even a drunk wielding a broken bottle of

Lot: 48 - Clément. ca. 1900

Artist: ARTHUR FOACHE (1871-1967) Size: 39 1/2 x 55 in./100.2 x 139.8 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris With a lifelong love of cycling, Adolphe Clément opened his first bicycle manufacturing business in 1878, complete with a repair shop and cycling

Lot: 49 - Cycles Peugeot. 1908

Artist: MICH (Michel Liebeaux, 1881-1923) Size: 63 x 46 1/2 in./159.8 x 118 cm Imp. L. Revon, Paris It's the dawn of a new era for Peugeot: In 1908, Lucien Petit-Breton became the first cyclist to win the Tour de France twice, his many victories

Lot: 50 - Cycles Wonder. ca. 1920

Artist: MICH (Michel Liebeaux, 1881-1923) Size: 15 3/4 x 23 3/8 in./40 x 59.3 cm Affiches Gaillard, Paris This zippy, graphic design announces how Cycles Wonder "splashes everything," most especially the competition. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 51 - Bicyclette Jean Louvet. ca. 1931

Artist: MICH (Michel Liebeaux, 1881-1923) Size: 47 1/4 x 63 3/8 in./120 x 161 cm Publicité Wall, Paris In this less common of two designs by Mich for Jean Louvet bicycles, a jockey claims that this brand is equivalent to a horse on wheels.

Lot: 52 - Cycles de Dion-Bouton. ca. 1905

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 61 1/2 x 46 1/2 in./156 x 118 cm Imp. de Dion Bouton, Paris In this charming design by Ogé, a young girl shows off the "Parisian" bike she's found to her little brother. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 53 - Cycles Gladiator. ca. 1900

Artist: PAOLO HENRI Size: 26 x 14 in./66 x 35.5 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris Founded in 1891 by Alexandre Darracq, Gladiator - along with Humber - was purchased by Clément in 1896, forming one of the largest bicycle conglomerates in France. Here we

Lot: 54 - Cycles Labor. ca. 1915

Artist: PLINIO CODOGNATO (1878-1940) Size: 38 5/8 x 54 5/8 in./98 x 138.7 cm G. Modiano, Milano Labor was the largest producer of truss-bridge bicycle frames in the French market, the benefits of which are aptly displayed in this poster: while the

Lot: 55 - Cycles Brillant. 1925

Artist: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968) Size: 30 3/8 x 46 1/8 in./77.1 x 117.2 cm Imp. Hachard, Paris This is one of Cassandre's most economically realized images, with every line, curve, and shape serving a well-defined function. It is

Lot: 56 - Fongers. ca. 1915

Artist: F. G. SCHLETTE Size: 41 x 29 1/8 in./104 x 74.2 cm Lith. J. Beerta, Groningen One of the oldest and most storied bicycle brands in Holland, Fongers was a favorite of the Dutch Royal Family while also supplying bikes to the country's Army.

Lot: 57 - Fisk Bicycle Club. ca. 1917

Artist: NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978) Size: 27 7/8 x 40 1/2 in./71 x 103 cm Norman Rockwell's advertising career began with work for Heinz in 1914 and ended 64 years later. "The secret to so many artists living so long," he said, "is that every

Lot: 58 - Cycles Soleil. ca. 1919

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 34 1/2 x 48 1/4 in./87.5 x 122.6 cm Litho L'Editorial, Louvain As a poacher scurries out of the forest, illegally-obtained rabbits in tow, the local game warden informs him that while he may have a head start, his superior

Lot: 59 - Firestone. ca. 1930

Artist: ULLCMANN Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 in./21 x 27.2 cm Wezel & Naumann, Leipzig This sporty Art Deco in-store advertisement champions the Firestone tire brand as unmatched in the industry - a fact emphasized by its use on the man's early BMW

Lot: 60 - La Bicyclette Thomann. ca. 1923

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 59 x 36 1/4 in./149.7 x 92 cm Imp. Alphonse Daude, Paris (not shown) In 1908, brothers Jean and Alphonse Thomann started a bicycle company which, three years later, would be sold to a third party due to a family quarrel. Not

Lot: 61 - Auto-Garage Lafayette. ca. 1895

Artist: EMILE BEAUSSIER (1874-1944) Size: 27 1/2 x 43 in./69.7 x 109.3 cm Lith. Léon Delaroche, Lyon This rare and incredibly interesting design promotes an early repair garage for various types of automobiles. (auto)

Lot: 62 - Automobiles Corre. ca. 1901

Artist: PHILIPPE CHAPELLIER Size: 42 1/2 x 58 in./108 x 147.2 cm Imp. Philippe Chapellier, Paris In operation from 1901 to 1947, Corre was a French automobile manufacturer know primarily by its logo "La Licorne" (unicorn). (auto)

Lot: 63 - Le Phare Ducellier. 1908

Artist: PHILIPPE CHAPELLIER Size: 24 x 15 3/4 in./61 x 40 cm Imp. Philippe Chapellier, Paris The humorous design shows a shocked older couple able to "see everything" a romantic set of lovebirds are doing in the dark. This is the smaller format

Lot: 64 - Automobile Club de France. 1903

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 39 1/2 x 50 7/8 in./100.5 x 129.3 cm Imp. J. Barreau, Paris In 1902 and 1903, Livemont created several posters for the Automobile Club of France and its exhibitions, using elegantly-adorned Art Nouveau women

Lot: 65 - Automobile Club de France / 6eme Exposition. 1903

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 19 3/4 x 14 7/8 in./50.2 x 37.7 cm Imp. J. Barreau, Paris By 1903, France was the world's leading auto maker. In this second exhibition poster, we see our lady of autos - with her insignia of gears and roses

Lot: 66 - Automobiles Bayard. ca. 1905

Artist: F. HUGO D'ALESI (1849-1906) Size: 47 1/8 x 62 1/3 in./119.5 x 161.2 cm Affiches F. Hugo d'Alesi, Paris Founded in 1903, the Bayard automobile company evolved out of the Clément bicycle corporation, eventually growing to include

Lot: 67 - Florentia. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 38 x 55 1/4 in./96.8 x 140.2 cm G. Modiano, Milano Active between 1901 and 1910, Florentia primarily produced luxury automobiles. Starting in 1905, it also began production on a small line of motorboats. Here, an elegantly

Lot: 68 - Automobile Club de France. 1904

Artist: JULES ABEL FAIVRE (1867-1945) Size: 48 3/4 x 49 5/8 in./124 x 126 cm Littre, Paris Pictured in front of the Grand Palais, an exquisite young lady in ermine goes for a wintertime drive to promote the Automobile Club de France's 1904

Lot: 69 - Cabanne-Nirouet. ca. 1905

Artist: ERNEST MONTAUT (1879-1909) Size: 54 1/4 x 38 7/8 in./137.8 x 98.7 cm Imp. Ch. Wall, Paris Better known for his racing imagery, Montaut here gives us a busy street scene through which both buggy and car must navigate. What better tool to rely

Lot: 70 - Le Zèbre. 1911

Artist: JEAN VILLEMOT (1880-1958) Size: 58 3/4 x 43 3/8 in./149.3 x 110 cm Imp. G. Delattre, Paris Best known for his humorous illustrations for a variety of magazines and newspapers, Jean Villemot was also the father of esteemed modern posterist

Lot: 71 - Salon de l'Automobile. 1910

Artist: JULIEN LACAZE (1886-1971) Size: 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 in./29.2 x 44.3 cm With the lights of the Grand Palais glowing warmly in the Parisian night, dozens of chauffeur-driven automobiles line up in front of the 12th Salon de l'Automobile. It is

Lot: 72 - Le Coup de la Semelle Michelin. 1913

Artist: O'GALOP (Marius Rossillon, 1867-1946) Size: 45 7/8 x 62 1/2 in./116.5 x 158.8 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris In 1896, O'Galop first introduced the cigar-smoking Bibendum to the public as the new mascot of Michelin tires. Seventeen years later, he

Lot: 73 - Stewart. ca. 1915

Artist: F. LOCHARD (1874-1951) Size: 39 5/8 x 55 in./101 x 139.7 cm Affiches Lochard, Paris Stewart speedometers were primarily on the market from the 1910s to 1920s, when they were an optional accessory one could install on an automobile. Here, the

Lot: 74 - Pneu Goodrich. ca. 1920

Artist: LOUIS MAÎTREJEAN Size: 50 1/8 x 77 in./127.5 x 195.5 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris In this rare design for Goodrich tires, a decorated French soldier is seen perched on the grille of a speeding vehicle, gesturing toward the red chevrons

Lot: 75 - Bugatti. 1930

Artist: RENÉ VINCENT (1879-1936) Size: 38 x 54 3/8 in./96.5 x 137.8 cm Imp. Joseph Charles, Paris As both Bugatti and Rene Vincent were known for their respective elegance and style, this poster serves as a perfect marriage between artist and

Lot: 76 - Bugatti. 1924

Artist: ROGER SOUBIE (1898-1984) Size: 47 x 62 1/4 in./119.4 x 158 cm Imp. des Usines E. Bugatti, Molsheim The most successful of all the Bugatti racing models, the Type 35 won over 1,000 races while in production. It was first introduced on August

Lot: 77 - Automobiles Martini. 1916

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 35 x 49 1/2 in./89 x 125.8 cm J.E. Wolfensberger, Zurich In operation from 1897 to 1934, Martini was a pioneer of Swiss automobile manufacturing. In this rare image by Cardinaux, the artist visually equates

Lot: 78 - Paris-Vichy-St. Raphaël. 1931

Artist: MARC THEVENET Size: 23 3/4 x 31 5/8 in./60.2 x 80.2 cm Imp. Reunies, Paris This gem of a poster promotes the fourth installment of a little-known women's automobile race held annually from Paris to the Riviera. In this particular rally,

Lot: 79 - Grand Prix of Sweden. 1930

Artist: NILS WEDEL (1897-1967) Size: 23 3/4 x 39 1/4 in./60.3 x 99.7 cm Akerlund & Rausing While Sweden certainly had a long history of racing before 1930, it wasn't until that year than an official Grand Prix was held in the country. This image

Lot: 80 - Fiat. ca. 1932

Artist: PLINIO CODOGNATO (1878-1940) Size: 108 7/8 x 155 1/4 in./276.4 x 394.3 cm Gros. Monti, Torino Starting in 1923, Codognato began a long and fruitful relationship with Fiat, producing numerous posters for the Turin-based auto manufacturer. Of

Lot: 81 - Graphomix. 1935

Artist: PIERRE FIX-MASSEAU (1905-1994) Size: 16 x 24 1/2 in./40.8 x 62.3 cm Imp. Renault This seldom-seen Fix-Masseau design shows off the smooth glide awaiting those who use Graphomix lubricating oil, produced by Renault. (auto)

Lot: 82 - Castrol. 1934

Artist: A. RENAUDIN Size: 23 5/8 x 31 1/2 in./60 x 80 cm Bethmont, Paris Between 1937 and 1939, George Edward Thomas Eyston broke the world land speed record three times. This poster is from an earlier record-breaking moment when he reached a top

Lot: 83 - Internationale Automobil und Motorrad Ausstellung.

Artist: ANTON KLOTZ & EUGEN KIENAST Size: 25 1/8 x 39 3/4 in./63.8 x 100.8 cm Elsnerdruck, Berlin First held in 1897, Germany's International Motor Show is the largest automobile event of its kind in the world. This poster announces its 29th

Lot: 84 - Shell Oil / Stays on the Job. 1939

Artist: ABRAM GAMES (1914-1996) Size: 44 3/4 x 30 in./113.7 x 76.2 cm A frequent contributor to Shell's advertising campaigns, Games was one of the most important war-era graphic designers in the UK. Here, he places a figure model atop a bucking

Lot: 85 - Grand Prix Automobiles/Meeting Aviation / Nimes.

Artist: GEO HAM (Georges Hamel, 1900-1972) Size: 10 5/8 x 15 7/8 in./27 x 40.2 cm Sadiac, Nimes This rare design celebrates the joint sporting events of an air meet and an automotive grand prix in the city of Nimes. This was the first and last time

Lot: 86 - Grand Prix Automobile / Lausanne. 1947

Artist: PAUL LANDRY (1904-1990) Size: 25 5/8 x 39 1/2 in./65 x 100.3 cm R. Marsens, Lausanne For the 1947 Grand Prix in Lausanne, Switzerland, Landry created a fierce, if not downright aggressive poster. The fiery red and intense speed-lines almost

Lot: 87 - Pau Grand Prix. 1939

Artist: SCOB Size: 45 3/4 x 62 3/4 in./116.2 x 159.4 cm Imp. Spéciale de l'Automobile Club Two weeks after the final race in the 1939 Grand Prix circuit, World War II broke out, leaving no official winner to that year's events. This race at

Lot: 88 - XXXIe Salon de l'Automobile / Bruxelles. 1948

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 47 x 62 5/8 in./119.4 x 159.2 cm C.G.P.I. Bruxelles First organized in 1902, the Brussels Automobile and Bicycle Show is a biennial event, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world. This rare,

Lot: 89 - Marchal. ca. 1949

Artist: ALEXIS KOW (Alexei Kogeynikov, 1901-1978) Size: 45 x 62 1/2 in./114.2 x 158.6 cm Imp. S. A. Courbet, Paris Emphasized by the lightning bolts in the brand's name, this poster forcefully promotes the full range of electric automotive equipment

Lot: 90 - Panhard / 24 Heures du Mans. 1950

Artist: ALEXIS KOW (Alexei Kogeynikov, 1901-1978) Size: 15 x 22 5/8 in./38 x 57.5 cm Although its focus is currently military vehicles, Panhard once manufactured a host of high-performance automobiles for the public. Starting in 1922, Kow produced

Lot: 91 - Peña Rhin / IX Gran Premio. 1948

Artist: A. GARCIA Size: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in./21.7 x 30 cm Baguña Barcelona One of the more sporadic Grand Prix races, Spain's Peña Rhin Grand Prix took place 1921-'23, 1933-'36, and returned after the war for four more iterations. This

Lot: 92 - 24 Heures du Mans. 1961

Artist: ALEXIS KOW (Alexei Kogeynikov, 1901-1978) Size: 13 7/8 x 21 5/8 in./35.4 x 55 cm While there is no evidence that this maquette was ever realized as an official poster, the design itself rivals that of the ones chosen to promote the 1961 Le

Lot: 93 - Monaco / 10 Mai 1964. 1964

Artist: J. MAY Size: 15 1/8 x 23 1/4 in./38.5 x 59 cm J. Ramel, Nice In this first race of the 1964 Formula One season, Graham Hill came in first place in his BRM. (auto, racing)

Lot: 94 - Monaco Grand Prix 1965. 1965

Artist: MICHAEL TURNER (1934- ) Size: 15 1/2 x 23 1/2 in./39.5 x 59.8 cm Edition J. Ramel, Nice One of many designs by Turner for the Monaco Grand Prix, this one saw the victory of England's Graham Hill. It was also the Formula One race in which

Lot: 95 - Collection of 45 Le Mans Posters. 1957-1989

Artist: VARIOUS Size: Each approx: 20 3/4 x 15 3/4 in./52.7 x 40 cm This expansive collection features many of the posters for the famed annual 24 Heures du Mans endurance race. Included in the series are a full run from 1957 to 1996, with the

Lot: 96 - Contessa. 1963

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 1/2 x 39 1/4 in./70 x 99.8 cm From 1963 until the brand was purchased by Toyota in 1968, Israel was the second-largest market for the Hino Contessa. It was also the first imported automobile allowed into

Lot: 97 - Antar molygraphite / La Huile de l'An 2000. ca.

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 30 1/2 x 32 1/2 in./77.4 x 59.8 cm Vox Pub., Paris A product of the Atomic Age, this design proclaims that Antar motor oil is the official oil of the year 2000. (auto)

Lot: 98 - Sebring. 1960

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 15 1/8 x 22 3/4 in./38.5 x 57.7 cm Opening its gates in 1950, Sebring is one of the oldest continuously-operational racetracks in the country. Ferrari and Porsche originally boycotted the race this year, when it was

Lot: 99 - 24 H du Mans. 1959

Artist: MICHEL BELIGOND (1927-1973) Size: 15 1/2 x 21 5/8 in./39.5 x 55 cm Imp. Thivillier, Paris Typically known as the Le Mans start, this poster captures the precise moment when the drivers have to run from one side of the track to their cars --

Lot: 100 - 38e Grand Prix Monaco. 1980

Artist: JACQUES GROGNET (1927- ) Size: 15 5/8 x 23 5/8 in./39.8 x 60 cm A.I.P., Monaco Although this colorful Modern design depicts Jody Scheckter in a Ferrari speeding down the track, it was actually Carlos Reutemann who achieved first place for

Lot: 101 - Ali vs. Liston. 1965

Artist: NEIL LEIFER (1942-) Size: 15 7/8 x 20 in./40.5 x 57 cm Ali hand-signed his name in gold ink upon this, one of the most iconic photos in the history of sports: Neil Liefer's magnificent shot of Cassius Clay, taunting the fallen Sonny Liston,

Lot: 102 - Cassius le Grand. 1964

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 45 3/8 x 62 in./115.2 x 157.3 cm Delpire Publicité "I was as close to Ali as any Jew from New York living in Paris could be,” said William Klein, director of the early French-produced documentary "Cassius Le

Lot: 103 - The Fight. 1971

Artist: CELESTINO PIATTI (1922-2007) Size: 30 x 45 in./76.3 x 114.5 cm Known as "The Fight of the Century," this first boxing match between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali on March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden has become legendary. "A personal

Lot: 104 - George Foreman vs. Muhammad Ali. 1974

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 14 x 18 1/8 in./35.5 x 46 cm Passantino Printing Co, NY This is the French-language printing of the poster promoting the legendary "Rumble in the Jungle,” held in Kinshasa, Zaire on October 30, 1974. One of the truly

Lot: 105 - Ali vs. Frazier. 1971

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 20 x 16 in./50.7 x 40.7 cm Both Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier hand-signed this color photo in the 1990s, long after it was taken as a publicity still in 1971 for "The Fight of the Century,” the only time two undefeated

Lot: 106 - Ali vs. Frazier / Philippines. 1975

Artist: LEROY NEIMAN (1927-2012) Size: 14 x 22 in./35.5 x 56 cm This exhilarating design promotes the third and final meeting between Ali and Frazier, and is hand-signed by Nieman. The "Thrilla in Manila” is regarded as one of the best boxing

Lot: 107 - Ali vs. Norton. 1976

Artist: LUIGI CASTIGLIONI (1936-2003) Size: 16 x 20 1/4 in./40.5 x 51.5 cm The promotional poster for Ali vs. Norton '76 cleverly captures both the comedic fear and loudmouth attitude of Ali, alongside the serious threat that Norton represented.

Lot: 108 - The Greatest. 1977

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 30 x 40 1/8 in./76.2 x 102 cm This poster is for the US release of the film The Greatest. It is hand-signed by Ali. (ali, film)

Lot: 109 - Io Sono il Più Grande. 1977

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 12 7/8 x 27 3/4 in./32.8 x 70.4 cm Rotolitografica, Roma This is the official poster for the Italian release of "The Greatest,” in which Ali plays himself in the story of his life. The film's title song, "The Greatest

Lot: 110 - Le Plus Grand. 1977

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 3/4 x 38 7/8 in./70.5 x 98.8 cm This poster is for the Belgian release of the "The Greatest," featuring text in both French and Dutch. (ali, film)

Lot: 111 - The Last Hurrah. 1980

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 14 x 21 3/4 in./35.5 x 55.5 cm After two years' retirement, Ali returned for one last world heavyweight title bout with Larry Holmes in 1980, at Caesars Place in Las Vegas. Ali's trainer stopped the fight in the 10th round.

Lot: 112 - L.A. Olympics. 1984

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 28 5/8 x 40 1/4 in./72.6 x 102 cm Put out by Sanyo, the official video production sponsor of the 1984 LA Olympics, this poster capitalizes on Ali's role in lighting the torch that year. (ali, olympics)

Lot: 113 - I am the Greatest. 1990

Artist: FRANGS Size: 11 3/8 x 15 1/4 in./29 x 38.8 cm Meant to look like a painting, this printed design on textured board displays a collage of some of Ali's greatest moments. (ali)

Lot: 114 - When We Were Kings. 1996

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 3/8 x 39 7/8 in./69.5 x 101.2 cm Ali hand-signed this original poster for the film "When We Were Kings,” which won the 1996 Academy Award for Best Feature Documentary, for its recounting of the 1974 "Rumble in the

Lot: 115 - Charlot. 1918

Artist: AUGUSTE LEYMARIE Size: 46 3/4 x 62 3/8 in./118.8 x 158.5 cm Imp. l'Affiche d'Art, Paris Everest Films was one of a number of companies that acquired the early Chaplin shorts, distributing them internationally under transliterated titles for

Lot: 116 - Charlot en Bombe. 1915

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 47 x 62 3/4 in./119.4 x 159.5 cm Imp. Delattre, Paris Best known as Chaplin's first film with his favorite leading lady Edna Purviance, A Night Out follows the Tramp as he drunkenly encounters a married woman who has lost

Lot: 117 - Charlot Soldat. 1918

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 15 3/8 x 23 1/4 in./39 x 59 cm Imp. L'Affiche d'Art, Paris Chaplin's second film for First National, Shoulder Arms is the shortest feature film in his oeuvre. Taking place during World War I, it follows Chaplin through boot

Lot: 118 - Le Gosse. 1921

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 15 1/2 x 23 in./39.2 x 58.4 cm Imp. Fr. Reunies, Paris Chaplin's directorial debut on a full-length feature, The Kid is known as one of the greatest silent films ever made. It follows the story of a lost baby, found and

Lot: 119 - Charlie Chaplin / Charlot dans le Parc. 1915

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 47 x 62 3/4 in./119.4 x 159.2 cm Delattre, Paris Created for the French release of Chaplin's film In the Park, we are presented with the moment of conflict between Chaplin and the police. A handbag has gone missing, and the

Lot: 120 - Jour de Paye. 1922

Artist: RAYMOND PALLIER Size: 44 3/4 x 62 1/2 in./113.5 x 159 cm Imp. Pathé Consortium Cinema One of the last films Chaplin made under the auspices of First National, as well as the second-to-last time he would star opposite Edna Purviance, his

Lot: 121 - Les Lumieres de la Ville. 1930

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 13 1/2 x 22 3/8 in./34.5 x 56.8 cm Imp. Lithocarty, Bruxelles Written, directed by, and starring Chaplin, City Lights is a romantic comedy between Chaplin's Tramp and a blind girl. This poster is for the Belgian release of

Lot: 122 - Les Temps Modernes. 1936

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 23 3/4 x 31 1/4 in./60.4 x 79.5 cm Imp. L. F. de Vos, Anvers Generally thought of as one of Chaplin's best films, Modern Times follows the story of the Little Tramp as he deals with the nearly insurmountable struggles of the

Lot: 123 - The Kid. 1958

Artist: E. SHUKAEV Size: 28 5/8 x 38 3/4 in./72.7 x 98.5 cm Reklamfilm, Moscow Created as part of a Russian retrospective on the work of Charlie Chaplin, this Expressionistic rendering of the star captures his character in The Kid. (film, russia)

Lot: 124 - A New Generation of Leadership. 1996

Artist: ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Size: 37 7/8 x 34 5/8 in./96.4 x 87.8 cm When Bill Clinton ran for reelection in 1996, sixteen famous contemporary artists came together under the Artists for Freedom of Expression project to create images for

Lot: 125 - I Love Liberty. 1982

Artist: ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Size: 23 7/8 x 39 1/4 in./60.7 x 99.6 cm Alan Lithograph Not nationally broadcast until March 21, the I Love Liberty celebration was a two-hour extravaganza organized by Norman Lear for ABC. Its aim was to

Lot: 126 - Art About Art. 1978

Artist: ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997) Size: 25 x 36 1/4 in./63.5 x 92 cm In 1978, the Whitney Museum in New York City launched an art show entitled Art About Art. It dealt specifically with the contemporary art scene's reaction to the past, and how

Lot: 127 - Safe Sex! 1987

Artist: KEITH HARING (1958-1990) Size: 27 1/4 x 29 1/2 in./69.3 x 74.9 cm Even before being diagnosed with AIDS in 1988, Keith Haring was a strong advocate of safe sex within the gay community. This poster - hand-signed by the artist the year of

Lot: 128 - Rain Dance. 1985

Artist: ANDY WARHOL (1930-1987), ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997), KEITH HARING (1958-1990), JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT (1960-1988) & YOKO ONO (1933- ) Size: 22 x 31 in./55.8 x 78.7 cm Curated and organized by Keith Haring, Rain Dance was a benefit for

Lot: 129 - Brillo / Pasadena Art Museum. 1970

Artist: ANDY WARHOL (1930-1987) Size: 26 x 30 1/8 in./66 x 76.7 cm A natural progression of Duchamp's Readymades and Jasper John's sculptures of common objects, Warhol's Brillo Boxes have become icons of the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. This

Lot: 130 - Perrier. 1983

Artist: ANDY WARHOL (1930-1987) Size: 23 3/4 x 17 3/8 in./60.5 x 44.4 cm Lalande-Courbet, Wissous In 1983, Warhol created a variety of images for Perrier, each taking the product and elevating it through his signature use of silkscreen

Lot: 131 - Chanel. 1997

Artist: ANDY WARHOL (1930-1987) Size: 46 5/8 x 69 in./118.5 x 175 cm Soon before his death, Warhol created a series of images featuring the iconic bottle of Chanel No. 5 seen through the lens of his signature silkscreen colorblocking. Years later,

Lot: 132 - Andy Warhol fait son Marché. 1987

Artist: SERGE CLERC (1957- ) Size: 47 x 59 7/8 in./119.5 x 152 cm Graphigro/Ediprim In honor of Lyon's Art Month, French comic book illustrator Serge Clerc gives the viewer an inside peek at Andy Warhol doing his grocery shopping in downtown

Lot: 133 - Word & Image. 1968

Artist: TADANORI YOKOO (1936- ) Size: 17 1/8 x 48 5/8 in./43.5 x 123.5 cm Word & Image is historically known as the most important modern exhibition dedicated to the art of the poster. Held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the New York

Lot: 134 - The Association / Quicksilver Messenger Service.

Artist: WES WILSON (1937- ) Size: 13 7/8 x 19 7/8 in./35.4 x 50.7 cm Supposedly shaped like a human head on fire, this iconic Wilson design announces The Association, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Grass Roots, and The Sopwith Camel performing

Lot: 135 - Sin Dance. 1966

Artist: WES WILSON (1937- ) Size: 14 1/8 x 20 in./35.8 x 50.6 cm This is one of the rarest and most important posters in the Family Dog series, as the concert promoted was ultimately canceled. The central female figure is taken from the Franz von

Lot: 136 - Muddy Waters / Quicksilver Messenger Service. 1966

Artist: WES WILSON (1937- ) Size: 13 3/4 x 22 1/2 in./34.9 x 57 cm Decked out like a religious icon or royal figure, Muddy Waters headlines this performance also featuring Quicksilver Messenger Service and Andrew Staples. Hand-signed by Wilson.

Lot: 137 - Sam the Sham & The Pharoahs. 1966

Artist: WES WILSON (1937- ) Size: 13 3/4 x 20 1/4 in./35 x 51.3 cm West Coast Litho, San Francisco This colorful image promotes The Sit-Ins and Sam the Sham & and Pharoahs, creator of such hits as "Wooly Bully and "Lil' Red Riding Hood." (rock)

Lot: 138 - The Sound. 1966

Artist: WES WILSON (1937- ) Size: 14 x 24 5/8 in./35.4 x 62.4 cm Known as The Sound, this legendary concert at the Winterland featured Jefferson Airplane, Muddy Waters, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. This black and white version of the poster

Lot: 139 - Jefferson Airplane / The Paupers. 1967

Artist: BONNIE LIPSHITZ MACLEAN & HERB GREENE Size: 13 7/8 x 23 in./35.3 x 58.4 cm Married to Bill Graham, Bonnie MacLean took over from Wes Wilson as the resident artist for the Fillmore Auditorium in 1967. Having previously written out all the

Lot: 140 - Quicksilver Messenger Service. 1967

Artist: RICK GRIFFIN (1944-1991) Size: 14 1/4 x 20 in./36.2 x 50.7 cm Borrowing elements of comic book culture was widespread in the rock poster world of the late 1960s. In this Family Dog design, variations of Mickey Mouse help promote Quicksilver

Lot: 141 - Jefferson Airplane / Grateful Dead. 1969

Artist: RANDY TUTEN (1946- ) Size: 14 1/8 x 20 7/8 in./36 x 53 cm As Bill Graham was a huge fan of Latin music, he attempted to combine those shows he loved with those that made him money. Here, Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead performed on

Lot: 142 - Pink Floyd. 1977

Artist: RANDY TUTEN (1946- ) Size: 19 5/8 x 28 in./49.8 x 71.1 cm Tea Lautrec Litho, San Francisco A tongue-in-cheek play on the classic air travel posters of the 1950s & 60s, this "flying pig" glides elegantly toward the Golden Gate Bridge - the

Lot: 143 - Grateful Dead. 1970

Artist: DAVID SINGER (1941- ) Size: 14 x 22 in./35.5 x 55.8 cm Tea Lautrec Litho Known amongst collectors as "The Mushroom Man," this poster for the Grateful Dead, Taj Mahal, and Bigfoot performing at the FIllmore West remains one of Singer's most

Lot: 144 - Isle of Wight Festival. 1969

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 16 1/8 x 30 1/8 in./41 x 76.5 cm Only lasting from 1968 to 1970, the Isle of Wight Festival was an annual counterculture music event held over a three-day period. This year was particularly important as it featured Bob

Lot: 145 - Open Air Love & Peace Festival. 1970

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 11 3/8 x 32 1/8 in./28.9 x 81.5 cm Claudius Kraft Druckerei, Rendsburg Jimi Hendrix delivered his last concert performance at the Open Air Love & Peace Festival on Sept. 6, 1970 – sending this festival into the realms

Lot: 146 - The McGibeny Family. ca. 1882

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 42 x 28 1/4 in./106.7 x 72 cm Courier Lith, Buffalo, NY Frequently billed as the largest musical family in the world, the McGibeny Family featured a set of parents and their 12 children (13 after 1883). This particular

Lot: 147 - Eldredge Sewing Machine. ca. 1886

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 15 x 24 1/4 in./38 x 61.5 cm J. Ottmann Lith, NY Founded shortly after the end of the Civil War, the Eldredge Sewing Machine Company would eventually merge with the June Sewing Machine Company before being bought outright by

Lot: 148 - Cirque d'Été. ca. 1886

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 35 1/4 x 49 3/8 in./89.5 x 125.4 cm Ch. Lévy, Paris The building is on fire and there are cockatiels to the rescue, in this madcap promotion for Paris's Cirque d'Éte, which also features tricksy rabbits - one

Lot: 149 - Saponite. ca. 1894

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 39 1/8 x 55 1/2 in./99.2 x 141 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris An opinionated Marianne lectures Napoleon and Louis-Philippe on the benefits of washing their dirty laundry with Saponite soap, thereby uniting Bonapartists,

Lot: 150 - Frederick Warde. ca. 1892

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 42 1/2 x 28 1/4 in./108 x 71.7 cm W. J. Morgan, Cleveland Frederick Warde was an English-style American actor, traveling around the country with Edwin Booth's troupe to perform a variety of well-worn (and well-loved)

Lot: 151 - Les Reily's. ca. 1895

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 35 1/8 x 48 5/8 in./89.3 x 123.5 cm Ch. Lévy, Paris. An absurd collection of oddities - shoes in birdcages, splits and spectacles - defines the otherwise unknown stunt-performers known as The Reilys, who have crossed

Lot: 152 - The Edison Moving Picture Machine. 1896

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 17 1/2 x 23 5/8 in./44.5 x 60 cm Starting in 1895, American audiences began clamoring for the cutting-edge technology that would become the moving picture. This poster is one of many examples of how opera and vaudeville

Lot: 153 - La "Pertuisine." ca. 1896

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 42 3/8 x 59 3/8 in./107.5 x 150.8 cm H. Bouquet, Paris Clearly inspired by Tamagno, this poster shows two glamorous opera-goers whispering that the sea of bald heads in front of them clearly hasn't heard about Pertuisine

Lot: 154 - How London Lives. 1897

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 20 x 30 1/4 in./50.8 x 77 cm Dangerfield Printing, London Written by Martyn Field and Arthur Shirley, How London Lives is a five-act drama based on the play Le Camelot. Filled with street urchins, flower sellers, bobbies,

Lot: 155 - Regina B. A. 1897

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 19 x 28 in./48.2 x 71.2 cm David Allen, London Also known under the title "The King's Sweetheart," Regina B.A. is a comic opera by James Glover and Arthur Sturgess. (opera)

Lot: 156 - Way Down East. ca. 1898

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 1/2 x 40 1/8 in./69.8 x 102 cm Morgan Litho, Cleveland Way Down East, by Charlotte Blair Parker, proved to be one of the most popular and well-known plays of its time, being steadily performed for two decades before being

Lot: 157 - Cuba's Vow. ca. 1897

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 42 1/8 x 28 1/4 in./107 x 72 cm Miner, NY Appearing on Broadway in 1897, Cuba's Vow ran for almost four years to enthusiastic audiences. The story itself is an allegory for the writer's sympathies to Cuban insurrection, with

Lot: 158 - Hollandsche Revue. ca. 1899

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 31 x 25 3/4 in./78.7 x 65.5 cm In circulation from 1896 through 1936, The Dutch Revue was a monthly magazine written solely by its founder, Frans Netscher. The handful of posters that exist for the publication are all

Lot: 159 - Mele. ca. 1900

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 54 3/4 x 77 1/4 in./139 x 196.2 cm Ricordi, Milan One of the main selling points of the Mele department store was that the average woman could obtain high-fashion style for a relatively low dollar figure. Coined "bourgeois

Lot: 160 - Barnum & Bailey / High School Horses. 1900

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 29 1/8 x 75 3/8 in./74 x 191.4 cm Strobridge Litho, Cincinnati Show jumping horses were always a crowd-pleaser, and this two-sheet streamer lists the myriad of famed horses and their riders featured in the show. Notable

Lot: 161 - The White Mahatma. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 20 3/4 x 28 3/8 in./52.7 x 71.6 cm The Enquirer Job Printing Co, Cincinnati Known as "The White Mahatma," Samuel Baldwin was primarily a stage mentalist, conducting séances and other "contact with the other side"

Lot: 162 - Grand Dépôt. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 49 5/8 x 61 1/8 in./113.4 x 155.3 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris This incredibly-detailed still-life tablescape shows off all the wonderful wares for sale at the Grand Dépôt.

Lot: 163 - Les Troubadours / Euréka. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 45 1/2 x 29 7/8 in./115.5 x 76 cm Litho Finot, Paris This otherwise-unknown comedic troupe borrows from a variety of performance tropes and traditions (commedia dell'arte, apache, et al) to promote their local stage show in

Lot: 164 - International Stock Food. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 19 x 26 1/8 in./48.2 x 66.3 cm Still in business today, International Stock Food was founded by a pharmacist in Minneapolis in 1886. Within a few years, the company expanded to include branches in Toronto, Memphis,

Lot: 165 - International Stock Food Cow. ca. 1905

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 28 x 20 3/4 in./71.3 x 52.7 cm Advertising the same feed as the previous Lot, this poster notes that the largest cow in the world was fed International Stock Food. (food, farm)

Lot: 166 - The Arrival of Kitty. 1906

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 41 3/8 x 80 7/8 in./105 x 205.3 cm Morgan Litho., Cleveland, OH Set in an Atlantic City motel, The Arrival of Kitty is a lengthy farce, the plot of which is unknown. Written by Howard Lee Swartout, it was popular enough to

Lot: 167 - Algraphische Studien. ca. 1906

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 in./34.4 x 47 cm Established in 1867, Vienna's School of Arts and Crafts was home to some of the leading Secessionist artists, including Felician von Myrbach who became the head of school in 1899. This

Lot: 168 - The Brunswick-Balke-Collender Co. 1909

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 36 1/4 x 27 3/4 in./92 x 70.5 cm Founded in Ohio in 1845, the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company started as a carriage manufacturer, but quickly branched out to include a variety of other products - most notably, billiard

Lot: 169 - C. H. Knorr's Reis-Mehl. ca. 1915

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 18 1/2 x 26 3/4 in./46.7 x 68 cm C. Rembold, Hellbronn Opened in 1838 by its eponymous founder, Knorr started as a chicory factory. With the rapid spread of industrialization, he realized that there was a developing need for

Lot: 170 - Maison Roi. ca. 1919

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 12 1/4 x 18 in./31.2 x 45.8 cm More akin to a book illustration than an advertisement, this small poster notes that "hunters know hunting," and that they therefore should purchase their guns and ammunition from the

Lot: 171 - Peabodys Overalls. ca. 1911

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 47 1/2 x 55 1/8 in./108 x 140 cm The colorful two-sheet design promotes Peabody Overalls, the preferred work clothes of the blue-collar man that "wear like a pig's nose." (rail, railroad, trains)

Lot: 172 - The Amazing Wife. 1919

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 41 7/8 x 79 1/4 in./106.4 x 201.2 cm Morgan Litho, Cleveland Not much is known about the plot of The Amazing Wife other than it was adopted from the Nalbro Isadorah Bartley story of the same name. This is a three-sheet

Lot: 173 - Danger Ahead. 1918

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 38 1/4 x 77 in./97 x 195.6 cm Morgan Litho, Cleveland Helen Gibson is considered to be the first professional stunt woman, performing tricks and daredevil feats in hundreds of films. Danger Ahead is silent short, obviously

Lot: 174 - Cunard Line / Germany. ca. 1912

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 28 x 42 3/8 in./71 x 107.6 cm Michaelson Lithography, Brooklyn, NY Despite its straightforward message and simple design, this is actually quite a rare poster for Cunard Line, announcing its direct service between Hamburg

Lot: 175 - Brasserie Freteur. ca. 1914

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 33 3/4 x 50 1/8 in./91 x 127.4 cm Affiches J. Guermonprez, Lille Currently owned by the Belgian conglomerate Haacht, Freteur began a small-production French brewery, the quality of which is touted in this two-sheet poster.

Lot: 176 - Regate Internazionali / Lugano. 1920

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 3/8 x 38 7/8 in./69.5 x 98.7 cm Tipografia, Lugano In quiet sunset tones, this serene design promotes the annual International Regatta located on Lake Lugano. (rowing, sports, regate)

Lot: 177 - Kodak / The Kodak Girl. ca. 1920

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 19 3/8 x 29 1/2 in./49.2 x 75 cm Alf Cooke, Leeds In the two later designs by Lelong (see Lots 431 & 432), we see the French incarnation of the iconic Kodak Girl. Here, however, is her rosy-cheeked British counterpart

Lot: 178 - Carter the Great. ca. 1925

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 80 7/8 x 105 7/8 in./205.7 x 269.2 cm Otis Lithograph Co, Cleveland "Charles Joseph Carter...chose to win his fame and fortune as a master magician by traveling around the world. Between 1900 and 1936, ‘Carter the

Lot: 179 - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey / Dainty Miss

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 5/8 x 40 7/8 in./70 x 103.7 cm Illinois Litho., Chicago "Billed as the ‘World's Most Marvelous Lady Gymnast,' Lillian Leitzel commanded top billing longer than any other circus performer in history. Born in Breslau,

Lot: 180 - Monmousseau. ca. 1923

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 29 x 44 1/8 in./73.5 x 112.2 cm Imp. Debar, Paris Established in 1886, Monmousseau remains one of the leading producers of sparkling wine in the Loire Valley. (alcohol, wine)

Lot: 181 - Bagley. ca. 1935

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 29 1/4 x 43 1/4 in./74.4 x 109.7 cm Creaciones Pum, Buenos Aires Founded in Argentina in 1862 by an American fleeing the Civil War, Bagley started as a medicinal tonic company, quickly branching out into other shelf-stable

Lot: 182 - Schwyz-Stoos. 1936

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 24 1/2 x 40 in./64.7 x 101.7 cm Art. Institut Orell Füssli, Zürich Stoos is a village of just 100 people located within the Schwyz canton of Switzerland. Despite its size, the town boasts a modest ski community,

Lot: 183 - Olympic Park. ca. 1940

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 42 1/4 x 84 in./107.3 x 213.4 cm In operation from 1887 to 1965, Olympic Park was one of the premiere amusement venues in New Jersey, modeled after the ever-popular attractions at Coney Island. This two-sheet design boasts

Lot: 184 - Finland / Winter Sports. ca. 1940

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 24 5/8 x 39 1/4 in./62.5 x 100 cm Tilgmanns Offsettryckeri In icy hues of pale blue, this quiet image embraces the simple, noncommercial elements of Finland's wintersports scene. (ski, travel)

Lot: 185 - Southern Pacific / San Francisco. ca. 1940

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 16 x 23 in./40.7 x 58.4 cm This simple image captures the majesty of the Golden Gate Bridge - a landmark everyone aboard any of Southern Pacific's four scenic route trains can visit at the end of their journey. (travel,

Lot: 186 - Mexico. ca. 1943

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 1/4 x 37 1/4 in./69 x 94.5 cm Galas, Mexico Located just West of Mexico City near Uruapan, Parícutin is a now-dormant volcano which literally burst out of a cornfield in February 1943. (travel)

Lot: 187 - United Air Lines / Yosemite. ca. 1945

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 25 1/4 x 39 3/4 in./64.1 x 101 cm This tranquil view of untouched American landscape is so breathtaking that one barely notices the United Air Lines flight coming in to land. (aviation, travel)

Lot: 188 - United Air Lines / Pacific Northwest. ca. 1945

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 25 1/4 x 39 7/8 in./64.2 x 101.2 cm Similar in feel to the previous Lot, this poster for the Pacific Northwest demonstrates how United's daily flights can get you to the best of America's rural destinations. (aviation,

Lot: 189 - Cirque Bouglione. ca. 1946

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 60 3/4 x 45 3/8 in./154.4 x 115.2 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris One of the most historic circus families in France, the Bougliones became notorious for recycling unused Buffalo Bill posters for their own Wild West-style shows. This

Lot: 190 - Santa Fe / Southern California. ca. 1950

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 17 3/4 x 23 5/8 in./45.2 x 60.2 cm "Los Angeles art critic Prudence Woolett observed that the Santa Fe had brought poster design to a higher state of perfection than any other American business organization . . . she

Lot: 191 - Air France / Riviera Express. ca. 1950

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 20 x 30 in./50.6 x 76.2 cm Havas, London This bold silkscreen design promotes the Nice leg of the popular Riviera Express service which took passengers from London and Paris to various points along the French Mediterranean.

Lot: 192 - Cape Cod.

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 3/4 x 42 in./70.4 x 106.5 cm U.S. Government Printing Office This simple silkscreened image of a lighthouse acts as an emblem of the quaint New England charm still available in Cape Cod. (travel, cape cod)

Lot: 193 - Chianti Campani. 1955

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 27 1/2 x 39 1/4 in./69.9 x 99.7 cm A.G.A. Empoli The name Chianti technically signifies any wine produced in the Tuscany region made from a blend of Sangiovese, Chanaiolo, and Malvasia bianca grapes. Here, a red dwarf cranes

Lot: 194 - Carnaval 1962. 1962

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 18 3/4 x 26 1/2 in./47.5 x 67.2 cm Similar to the many Carnival celebrations held around the world, Colombia's Barranquilla's Carnival is a multi-day event marking the beginning of Lent. It is the country's largest folk

Lot: 195 - Rilux. ca. 1962

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 54 3/4 x 39 5/8 in./139 x 100.5 cm Amilcare Pizzi, Milano Straight from the Swingin' Sixties, this bright Italian design promotes the two latest shampoos by Rilux - use the blue tube for oily hair, the green for dry.

Lot: 196 - Un Chien Andalou / Une Affaire de Coeur. 1968

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 47 3/8 x 31 1/2 in./120.2 x 80 cm Saint-Martin, Paris This rare image promotes the nightly midnight screening of two sexually-charged films at the local grindhouse cinema. The first, Salvador Dali's iconic Un Chien Andalou

Lot: 197 - Nikepark: 5 Posters. 1998

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 46 3/4 x 68 3/4 in./118.8 x 173.7 cm The FIFA World Cup of 1998, hosted by France, became one of the shining moments in French national history as Les Bleus defeated reigning champions Brazil in the Final 3-0. Commissioned

Lot: 198 - Batman vs. Superman: 2 Posters. 2015

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: Each: 47 1/8 x 62 in./119.6 x 157.3 cm Courtaboeuf, Paris This arresting diptych announces the much-anticipated release of the movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. This is the incredibly rare, large-format French

Lot: 198A - Fédération de Ski. ca. 1955

Artist: RICHARD BENNO ADAM (1873-1937) Size: 15 5/8 x 23 1/2 in./39.7 x 59.7 cm Imp. Nesme, Paris Founded in 1924, the French Ski Federation is the overseeing body for all the ski clubs and competitions in France. We're given the exuberation of

Lot: 199 - Le Trépòrt. ca. 1923

Artist: ALO (Charles Hallo, 1884-1969) Size: 24 x 39 3/8 in./62.3 x 100 cm Lucien Serre, Paris Located on the mouth of the Bresle River, Le Trépòrt is a small fishing village in the Haute-Normandie region of northern France. Here, its

Lot: 200 - Deutsche Luft Hansa. 1931

Artist: OTTO ARPKE (1886-1943) Size: 18 x 25 3/4 in./45.5 x 65.2 cm Deutsche Luft Hansa only went by this version of its name between its founding in 1926 and 1933, after which it would come to be known as just Lufthansa. This is a particularly

Lot: 201 - Job. 1896

Artist: JANE ATCHÉ (1872-1937) Size: 42 3/8 x 56 7/8 in./ 107.7 x 144.2 cm Cassan Fils, Toulouse Of Atché's half dozen known posters, this one for the cigarette paper firm is her most spectacular. We get the lyricism of Art Nouveau in the

Lot: 202 - Rêverie / Méditation. ca. 1897

Artist: JANE ATCHÉ (1872-1937) Size: Each: 18 x 22 1/2 in./45.7 x 57.2 cm Clearly influenced by Mucha's Têtes Byzantines, Atché's spin on female beauty in profile is far more contemplative than the Art Nouveau master's. Like fine

Lot: 203 - Champagne Verdun. ca. 1918

Artist: MARCELLIN AUZOLLE (1862-1942) Size: 55 1/8 x 38 3/4 in./140 x 98.5 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris Despite the Battle of Verdun being one of the most bloody battles in human history, we see the winners of the First World War - a French, British,

Lot: 204 - Bailly / Super Absinthe. ca. 1901

Artist: MARCELLIN AUZOLLE (1862-1942) Size: 43 1/8 x 117 1/2 in./109.5 x 298.6 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris The Bailly company was one of the first to patent an artificial means of aging absinthe by way of slow oxidation via sunlight. This

Lot: 205 - La Loïe Fuller / Aux Folies Bergère.

Artist: BAC (Ferdinand Bach, 1859-1952) Size: 42 x 58 1/2 in./106.5 x 148.8 cm Imp. Lemercier, Paris This is the poster for Loïe Fuller's inaugural Paris performance, opening November 5, 1892, at the Folies-Bergère. "Paris had never

Lot: 206 - Margot la Jolie. 1897

Artist: PAUL BALLURIAU (1860-1917) Size: 58 3/4 x 41 7/8 in./149.3 x 106.3 cm Imp. Caby & Chardin, Paris No information remains regarding the plot points or author of the serialized novel Margot La Jolie; however, this sensuously-designed poster

Lot: 207 - Le Pole Nord. ca. 1893

Artist: PAUL BALLURIAU (1860-1917) Size: 37 3/4 x 51 in./95.7 x 129.5 cm G. Bataille, Paris Similar to the Palais de Glace, Le Pôle Nord was fashionable public skating rink, complete with a forty-piece orchestra. While many artists created

Lot: 208 - Dranem / Eldorado. ca. 1893

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 38 1/4 x 54 1/8 in./97.2 x 137.5 cm Imp. G. Batille, Paris Armand Ménard, an apprentice jeweler, anagrammed his last name and reinvented himself as Dranem, a performer of the comedic absurd. His

Lot: 209 - Tout Neuf Aux Ambass... ca. 1901

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 23 x 30 3/4 in./58.2 x 78 cm Dranem's signature rosy cheeks and bald head were so recognizable that Barrère didn't even need to include his name in this poster promoting his latest show at the

Lot: 210 - Eldorado / Dranem dans la Revue. ca. 1905

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 39 1/4 x 54 3/8 in./99.5 x 138 cm Imp. Robert, Paris Here's Dranem in hobo garb performing at Paris's famed Eldorado. A patron of the arts and a master of reinvention, Dranem later flourished in the

Lot: 211 - Alcazar / Ce Que Je Peux Rire. ca. 1901

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 22 3/4 x 30 7/8 in./57.8 x 78.5 cm Here's Dranem in a rare performance with Miss Campton, a Cockney street performer who stole the hearts of Paris with her strange accent and comedic timing. This poster

Lot: 212 - Faculté de Médicine et Professeurs

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: Each: 35 x 19 in./89 x 48.2 cm Imp. Ch. Wall, Paris A master of the art of caricature, Barrère gives us his take on two distinguished sets of professors: the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of

Lot: 213 - Delmarre / Mad'moisell'... ca. 1910

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 39 x 55 in./99 x 139.6 cm Lith. G. Bataille, Paris One of two designs Barrère created for the dancer Delmarre, this being the more playful.

Lot: 214 - Theatre de Grand Guignol / Les Pervertis. 1920

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 45 x 61 1/4 in./114.3 x 155.5 cm Imp. Hervé & Maignan, Paris Graphic, immoral, amoral -- the theater of horrors at the legendary Grand Guignol defined the very idea of the gothic grotesque, and the

Lot: 215 - Raimond. ca. 1899

Artist: ADRIEN BARRÈRE (1877-1931) Size: 26 3/4 x 76 7/8 in./68 x 195.3 cm Imp. Ch. Wall, Paris Barrère created numerous posters for the many café-concert personalities of Paris throughout his career, including several for Raimond.

Lot: 216 - Bières de la Meuse. 1896

Artist: MARC AUGUSTE BASTARD (1863-1926) Size: 19 3/4 x 29 1/4 in./50.2 x 74.3 cm Imp. Lemercier, Paris As with Mucha's poster of the same title, we are unsure if this is advertising a particular brewery or the myriad beers produced in the Meuse

Lot: 217 - Magyar Szinhaz. ca. 1915

Artist: JOZSEF BATÓ (1888-1966) Size: 37 1/4 x 49 7/8 in./94.5 x 126.5 cm Kunossy V, Budapest Two siblings search for happiness in Maurice Maeterlink's 1908 play, "The Blue Bird." After being guided through various adventures by the good fairy

Lot: 218 - Militär Flugkonkurrenz. 1925

Artist: OTTO BAUMBERGER (1889-1961) Size: 36 x 50 1/8 in./91.4 x 127.4 cm Gebr. Fretz, Zurich This is one of Baumberger's most dramatically simple designs in which evocative monochromatic biplanes cut across a stark white sky, diving toward the

Lot: 219 - Steinfels. 1934

Artist: OTTO BAUMBERGER (1889-1961) Size: 35 3/4 x 50 3/8 in./91 x 128 cm J.C. Müller, Zurich This rare design by Baumberger is one of at least two designs he produced for an African wildlife photo company. While one shows a group of natives

Lot: 220 - Midland Railway. 1899

Artist: LEWIS BAUMER (1870-1963) Size: 24 7/8 x 39 1/2 in./63.3 x 100.5 cm Bemrose & Sons, Derby Exemplary of the Arts & Crafts movement, this poster advertises the Midland Railway's timetables and guides to various scenic points of interest. (rail)

Lot: 221 - John Hopps. 1923

Artist: MARIO BAZZI (1891-1954) Size: 53 3/8 x 76.5 in./135.5 x 194.5 cm A.P.E., Firenze Hopps Marsala, produced in Sicily's Mazara Valley, curiously has British roots: founded by two English brothers in the 19th century eager to capitalize on the

Lot: 222 - Paris 1937 / Exposition Internationale. 1936

Artist: EUGENE BEAUDOIN (1898-1983) & MARCEL LODS (1891-1978) Size: 23 3/4 x 38 in./60.2 x 96.5 cm Imp. Jules Simon, Paris Winning first prize in a competition held by the French Ministry of Commerce for the Paris 1937 World's Fair, this poster

Lot: 223 - Folies-Bergère / Liane de Pougy. 1898

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.

Lot: 224 - Le Livre de Magda. 1898

Artist: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909) Size: 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 in./47.8 x 63 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Part of Les Fleurs d'Hiver, the last compilation of poems he published before his death, Le Livre de Magda is a novel-in-verse, a deeply tender love story by

Lot: 225 - Salon des Arts LIberaux. 1900

Artist: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909) Size: 17 x 24 in./43.2 x 61 cm "In 1900 Berthon produced a poster for the Salon des Arts Libéraux, a striking design of two women by a lithographic printing press. Like all Berthon's posters, it was designed as

Lot: 226 - G.R.A.P. 1939

Artist: GEORGES PIERRE BEUVILLE (1902-1982) Size: 37 1/2 x 58 1/2 in./95.4 x 148.5 cm Editions A. Rampin, Paris There exist a few posters for G.R.A.P. - a grocery-store wine high in character and low in price. This image d'après Beuville,

Lot: 227 - La Maison Moderne. ca. 1898

Artist: HENRI I. BIAIS Size: 30 1/4 x 44 5/8 in./77 x 113.3 cm Opening its doors in 1899, Julius Meier-Graefe's La Maison Moderne was a competitor of Bing's Maison de l'Art Nouveau, both high-end art dealers focusing on the latest in new, modern

Lot: 228 - Saharet / Wintergarten. 1902

Artist: MAURICE BIAIS (ca. 1875-1926) Size: 37 x 28 in./94 x 71 cm Hollerbaum & Schmidt, Berlin Jane Avril's husband, Biais, created this poster to promote the Australian dancer Saharet during her German tour. This is perhaps an image of her

Lot: 229 - Soldes d'Eté. ca. 1905

Artist: MARCEL BLOCH (1882-?) Size: 37 7/8 x 23 7/8 in./98.2 x 60.7 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris This lovely stock poster promotes a fashion summer sale, all at exceptional prices.

Lot: 230 - Australia. ca. 1930

Artist: GINO BOCCASILE (1901-1952) Size: 23 3/4 x 38 in./63 x 96.3 cm Pizzi & Pizio, Milano This clever 1930 image departs from one convention in order to establish another. While entire fleets of great cruise-liners in the 1920s were depicted as

Lot: 231 - Danmark. 1937

Artist: THOR BÖGELUND (1890-1959) Size: 24 3/8 x 39 1/2 in./62 x 100.4 cm Andreasen & Lachmann (Copenhagen) A Seurat-like treatment of the coast of Denmark makes the sun-drenched, calm landscape appear as if out of a dream - connecting

Lot: 232 - Buffalo Bill / The Last of the Great Scouts. ca.

Artist: ROSA BONHEUR (1822-1899) Size: 29 x 39 3/8 in./73.8 x 99.7 cm Imp. & Lith Weiners / Ch. Wall, Paris Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show toured France in May 1889. While there, Cody called upon the celebrated portrait artist Rosa Bonheur for a

Lot: 233 - Le Figaro. 1894

Artist: PIERRE BONNARD (1867-1947) Size: 16 1/4 x 24 1/8 in./41.2 x 61.2 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris "Bonnard is the most thoroughly idiosyncratic of all the great 20th-century painters," wrote Jed Perl in The New Republic. Though the artist is usually

Lot: 234 - La Revue Blanche. 1894

Artist: PIERRE BONNARD (1867-1947) Size: 24 3/8 x 31 7/8 in./62 x 81 cm Imp. Edw. Ancourt, Paris Bonnard's best-known and most enigmatic poster advertises the monthly La Revue Blanche, published by his close friends the Natansons. The significance

Lot: 235 - Les Peintres Graveurs. 1896

Artist: PIERRE BONNARD (1867-1947) Size: 18 3/8 x 25 1/4 in./46.6 x 64.3 cm Imp. A. Clot (Paris) We look over the shoulder of a prospective buyer in this poster advertising an exhibition at Vollard's gallery – twenty-two prints by artists from

Lot: 236 - Amalfi. ca. 1925

Artist: MARIO BORGONI (1869-1936) Size: 27 1/4 x 39 1/4 in./69.3 x 99.6 cm Located at the foot of Monte Cerreto in Salerno, Amalfi is the gem of the Italian coast. Here, Borgoni's breathtaking depiction of its dramatic landscape makes it clear why

Lot: 237 - Bad Homburg. 1930

Artist: HANS BREIDENSTEIN (1895-1985) Size: 23 3/8 x 42 7/8 in./59.5 x 109 cm H. L. Brönner, Frankfurt This metallic silver and blue Deco design announces nearly a year of activities available at the spa town of Bad Homburg in Germany. (travel)

Lot: 238 - Calanche de Piana. 1923

Artist: ROGER BRODERS (1883-1953) Size: 30 1/8 x 42 in./76.5 x 107 cm Imp. Cornille & Serre, Paris One of the most visually interesting aspects of Corsica is the calanques -- steep, jagged cliffs surrounding the shoreline, most especially in Piana.

Lot: 239 - Le Japon. ca. 1930

Artist: R. IRWIN BROWN Size: 25 1/4 x 39 7/8 in./64.2 x 101.4 cm Toppan Printing Co., Tokyo This boldly-drawn design incorporates a few of Japan's most iconic figures, including the floating torii gate at the Itsukushima Shrine and the famed

Lot: 240 - Miss Ada Rehan. 1898

Artist: STEWART BROWNE Size: 18 1/8 x 27 1/4 in./46.2 x 69.3 cm David Allen, London A prominent theatrical actress of her time, Ada Rehan would star in hundreds of productions from Europe to the United States. This poster is one of the most

Lot: 241 - Lugano. ca. 1948

Artist: DANIELE BUZZI (1890-1974) Size: 36 x 50 1/8 in./91.5 x 127.4 cm A. Trüb, Lugano Located on Lake Lugano, this enchanting resort community is occasionally referred to as the Swiss Riviera. (travel)

Lot: 242 - Minehead. 1929

Artist: WILLIAM LINDSAY CABLE (1900-1949) Size: 24 1/2 x 40 in./62 x 101.7 cm S.C. Allen, London Known primarily as a children's book illustrator, Cable has created a jovial seaside family scene in promotion of the coastal town of Minehead. (dog,

Lot: 243 - Cordial-Médoc. ca. 1905

Artist: GASPAR CAMPS (1874-1942) Size: 13 x 27 in./33 x 68.6 cm While another Camps design had been used to advertise Cordial Médoc (see PAI-LXVII, 202), this sensual image of a raven-haired woman plucking grapes from a trellis is the rarer

Lot: 244 - Cachou Lajaunie. 1900

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 39 x 55 1/4 in./99 x 140.5 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris "This is Cappiello's first poster for the Lajaunie breath freshening candies that are ‘indispensable to smokers'... His emerging style of bright

Lot: 245 - Champagne Delbeck / Reims. 1902

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 38 3/8 x 54 1/2 in./97.5 x 138.5 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris Still operated as a family-run business today, Delbeck has maintained a fascination with and loyalty to art in advertising since its founding

Lot: 246 - Absinthe J. Edouard Pernot. 1902

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 43 3/8 x 58 1/2 in./110.2 x 148.6 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris "Absinthe was invented in Switzerland in 1797 as a curative potion, an alcoholic punch flavored with wormwood, a common herb whose root

Lot: 247 - Pur Champagne / Damery-Epernay. 1902

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 39 1/2 x 54 1/4 in./100 x 138 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris "Cappiello's first design for this drink was titled "Elixir Peruvien" (see Wine Spectator, 159), but that product most probably never reached the

Lot: 248 - Cognac Pellisson. 1907

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 45 1/8 x 61 7/8 in./114.6 x 157 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris "Cognac Pellisson is one of Cappiello's best and earliest in the overstatement department – shocking and surprising us with its incongruity

Lot: 249 - Je ne fume que Le Nil. 1912

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 63 x 45 1/2 in./160 x 115.5 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris Although the slogan reads "I only smoke Nil,” Nil isn't actually a cigarette, but rather a brand of cigarette rolling paper. Nil claimed to be as

Lot: 250 - Contratto. 1922

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 55 3/8 x 77 7/8 in./140.7 x 197.8 cm Les Nouvelles Affiches Cappiello, Paris One of Cappiello's most instantly-recognizable designs, we are presented with a whimsically-dressed lady offering up an

Lot: 251 - Robur. ca. 1922

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 31 x 62 5/8 in./78.8 x 159.2 cm Devambez, Paris This lively, vibrant image of laundresses using Robur salt-soap in a poppy field is so rare that it does not even appear in the artist's catalogue

Lot: 252 - Red Cross. 1918

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 45 1/4 x 30 in./115 x 76.2 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Never printed with text, this compassionate image was meant to demonstrate the mission of the Red Cross: to aid those in need (in this case, a refugee

Lot: 253 - Axa Margarine. 1931

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 47 1/4 x 62 3/4 in./120 x 159.4 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Although originally conceived for the Cocose margarine company (for which he had done a different poster in 1912), this image was not realized as a

Lot: 254 - Adams. ca. 1924

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 46 1/8 x 62 7/8 in./117 x 159.8 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris This Cappiello design is special for a variety of reasons. First, it represents one of the few images he created for an American product. Second, it

Lot: 255 - Cioccolato Venchi. 1923

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 76-3/4 x 107-3/4 in / 193.9 x 273.7 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris This is our very first acquisition of Cappiello's Cioccolato Venchi, and its immense size – nearly 9 feet high – is previously unknown

Lot: 256 - Café Extatique. ca. 1924

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 6 5/8 x 9 in./16.7 x 22.7 cm A masked reveler tosses confetti at the viewer while ecstatically enjoying a cup of hot coffee. While this maquette was never made into an actual poster, the design itself

Lot: 257 - Lampe Electrique. 1924

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 7 1/8 x 9 1/4 in./18 x 23.3 cm This unpublished Cappiello design for a lighting company shows a shadowed figure illuminating the night with an oversized bulb. The Devambez archive stamp and well as the

Lot: 258 - Conchita Supervia / Frasquita. 1932

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 47 1/4 x 63 in./120 x 160 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris "The haughty sensuality of this Spanish dancer is captured with sunny aplomb by Cappiello, featuring the legendary Conchita Supervia (1895-1936) in the

Lot: 259 - Persil. 1933

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 47 1/2 x 63 1/4 in./120.4 x 160.7 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris "This is Cappiello's second poster for Persil ... the washing soda that 'works on everything - all by itself,' and he once again employs one of

Lot: 260 - Buvez du Vin. 1933

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 in./30 x 40 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris In 1933, President Roosevelt repealed the National Prohibition Act against the sale, consumption, and transportation of alcohol in the United States.

Lot: 261 - Mossant. 1938

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 47 1/8 x 62 3/8 in./120 x 158.5 cm Edimo, Paris "This design featuring three hand-held hats appears so deceptively simple one is tempted to feel that there's nothing to it; yet, the careful, rhythmic

Lot: 262 - Cognac Monnet. 1927

Artist: LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) Size: 49 3/4 x 78 3/8 in./126.3 x 199 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Founded by a group of local vintners in 1838, under the name "Company of the Vineyard Owners of Cognac,” Cognac Monnet did not obtain its

Lot: 263 - Palace Hotel / St. Moritz. 1922

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 35 7/8 x 50 1/8 in./91.2 x 127 cm Wolfsberg, Zürich Cardinaux had a special talent for creating landscapes that could easily pass for fine paintings. He never lost that painterly touch in all of his

Lot: 264 - Kunstsalon Wolfsberg. 1913

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 25 1/4 x 35 3/4 in./64.2 x 90.6 cm Wolfensberger, Zürich Cardinaux created this poster for an exhibition of his work at his printer Wolfsberg's gallery. As he was known for his painterly landscapes of

Lot: 265 - Rhaetian Railway. 1916

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 34 3/8 x 49 1/4 in./87.3 x 125.2 cm J. E. Wolfensberger, Zürich This posters uses the picturesque Lake of Sils to promote the Rhaetian Railway, also known as the Rhatische Bahn. This is the English

Lot: 266 - Rhätische Bahn / Schloss Tarasp. 1914

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 34 1/2 x 49 3/8 in./87.6 x 125.4 cm J.E. Wolfensberger, Zurich Along with Burkhard Mangold, Cardinaux propagated the Swiss Art Poster -- essentially, a painting with text attached to the bottom. This design

Lot: 267 - Bally. 1927

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 35 1/2 x 50 3/8 in./90 x 128 cm Wolfsberg, Zurich In one of the most subtly humorous designs ever created for the brand, a pair of crows marvel over the fine footprints left by a family outfitted in Bally

Lot: 268 - Gotthard / Schweiz. ca. 1920

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 34 1/8 x 49 in./86.7 x 124.7 cm Wolfensberger, Zürich This stunning view of the St. Gotthard pass – the gateway between Germany and Italian-speaking Switzerland – attests to Cardinaux's

Lot: 269 - Bally / Schuhe für die familie. 1935

Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 35 7/8 x 50 in./91.2 x 127 cm Wolfsberg, Zurich Shown walking away from us so that the more interesting aspects of their wardrobe are not on display, the viewer is forced to notice this family of five's

Lot: 270 - Olympic Winter Games / St. Moritz 1948. 1948

Artist: ALOIS CARIGIET (1902-1985) Size: 25 1/8 x 40 1/4 in./63.8 x 102.4 cm Eidenbenz-Seitz, St. Gall Rendered in bold crayon strokes, a skier invokes victory beneath the Swiss flag as he stands atop a mountain in the Alps. This is the

Lot: 271 - Jif. 1923

Artist: JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) Size: 43 x 73 7/8 in./109.3 x 187.6 cm In one of Carlu's rarer two-sheet designs (and one of three which he created for this company), Jif pens are noted as the brand "which attracts them all." The place to buy them

Lot: 272 - Pan American / Nice. 1950

Artist: JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) Size: 27 1/4 x 41 1/2 in./69 x 105.5 cm In 1950, Pan American changed its name to Pan American World Airways, pioneering the concept of economy class air service. Here, a bright Modern design announces direct flights

Lot: 273 - Odol. ca. 1925

Artist: JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) Size: 47 1/4 x 63 in./120 x 160 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Still manufactured today (although in a more modern format), Odol helps keep gums and teeth healthy, allowing you to avoid the sickly, rotten green fate that

Lot: 274 - L'Art Décoratif. ca. 1900

Artist: HENRY CARO-DELVAILLE (1876-1926) Size: 50 x 34 3/8 in./127 x 87.3 cm Caro-Delvaille's paintings of elegant Parisian interiors and the women who inhabit them won him many Salon prizes. This restrained yet intimate moment in a sitting room

Lot: 275 - Anís del Mono. 1897

Artist: RAMON CASAS (1866-1932) Size: 20 7/8 x 41 in./53 x 104.2 cm Rieusset, Barcelona One of the finest compositions by Casas, this poster of a lovely Spanish lady and her pet monkey promotes a brand of anisette. Unlike other anise-flavored

Lot: 276 - Sifilis. 1900

Artist: RAMON CASAS (1866-1932) Size: 12 x 26 1/4 in./30.5 x 66.7 cm J. Thomas, Barcelona (not shown) This alluring and rare design by Casas shows how syphilis can beguile you with a pretty face, hiding the disease. However, for those afflicted,

Lot: 277 - Statendam. 1928

Artist: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968) Size: 31 5/8 x 40 3/4 in./80.3 x 103.5 cm Nijgh & Van Ditmar, Rotterdam "In the 1924 Salon des Indépendants a painting titled Boatdeck by the American artist Gerald Murphy was exhibited.

Lot: 278 - Bonal. 1933

Artist: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968) Size: 46 x 61 in./117 x 155 cm Alliance Graphique, Paris Founded in 1865, Bonal is a sweet vermouth-like aperitif wine, infused with quinine, gentian, and many of the herbs featured in Chartreuse.

Lot: 279 - Foire de Paris. 1957

Artist: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968) Size: 15 1/2 x 19 5/8 in./39.2 x 49.8 cm Publi Service, Paris This very late Cassandre design contains elements of abstract art, yet retains the clarity and legibility that were his lifelong

Lot: 280 - Red Star Line / Antwerpen-Amerika. ca. 1899

Artist: HENRI CASSIERS (1858-1944) Size: 59 1/4 x 43 1/8 in./150.5 x 109.6 cm O. de Rycker, Bruxelles The hallmark of Cassiers' style is the sympathetic and colorful rendering of native people – usually farmers & fishermen – seeing a

Lot: 281 - Die Zauberflote / Metropolitan Opera. 1966

Artist: MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985) Size: 26 x 39 3/8 in./66 x 100 cm Mourlot, Paris A whimsical design perfectly emoting the fantastical nature of Mozart's The Magic Flute. (opera)

Lot: 282 - Vichy. ca. 1930

Artist: H. CHAUFFARD Size: 23 5/8 x 38 1/4 in./59.9 x 97 cm Imp. Lucien Serre, Paris Sponsored by the PLM, this Art Deco design for the French spa promotes its elegant nightlife. Between the sharp lines of the elongated V, one sees the brightly-lit

Lot: 283 - L'Horloge / Les Majiltons. 1876

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 15 1/4 x 23 1/4 in./38.8 x 59 cm Imp. J. Chéret, Paris Les Majiltons were a comedic clowning trio who performed extensively in Paris. The year after this poster was created, they would mount a tour of

Lot: 284 - La Tzigane. 1877

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 23 1/4 x 31 3/8 in./59 x 79.6 cm Imp. J. Chéret, Paris This poster possibly depicts one of the more complicated political twists in operetta history. Strauss's now-famous Die Fledermaus originally

Lot: 285 - Musée Grévin / Fantoches de John Hewelt.

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 1/4 x 48 1/4 in./84.5 x 122.6 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris This is the before-lettering version of Chéret's charming poster for Les Fantoches, a puppet-show extravaganza staged at the theater of the

Lot: 286 - Moulin Rouge / Paris-Cancan. 1890

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 34 3/8 x 48 3/4 in./87.2 x 123.7 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Against the silhouette of the red windmill ("moulin rouge”), an alluring dancer beckons us to join her. This was Chéret's second poster for

Lot: 287 - Saxoléine. 1900

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 x 47 in./83.8 x 119.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris (not shown) Over a ten year period, Chéret created more than a dozen different designs for this lamp oil company. Each consists of a single woman

Lot: 288 - Paris Courses. 1890

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 1/4 x 48 1/2 in./84.6 x 123.3 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Sagot notes that this particular poster was never displayed because the race it advertises at the Hippodrome was canceled.

Lot: 289 - Folies-Bergère / Le Miroir. 1892

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 1/2 x 48 1/4 in./85 x 122.6 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris In this charming poster for a musical pantomime at the Folies-Bergère, Chéret shows actress René Maizeroy in Dutch costume, complete with

Lot: 290 - Théâtre de l'Opéra / Carnaval 1892

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 1/8 x 47 in./84.2 x 119.3 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris On the first Saturday evening in 1892, the Théåtre National de l'Opéra sponsored a masked ball. The event proved to be understandably

Lot: 291 - Palais de Glace. 1893

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 14 1/8 x 21 3/8 in./36 x 54.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris The most subtle and sweet of Chéret's many posters for the Palais de Glace, a blue-eyed blonde skates backward toward the viewer, the arch of her

Lot: 292 - Palais de Glace. 1896

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 14 7/8 x 22 1/8 in./37.7 x 56 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Between 1893 and 1900, Chéret created a multitude of captivating designs for the Palais de Glace, a large skating rink located on the

Lot: 293 - Folies-Bergère / La Loïe Fuller. 1893

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 34 1/2 x 48 1/4 in./87.5 x 122.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris That this is the rarest of the four color variations of this famous poster is emphasized at the time of its publication by L'Estampe et l'Affiche: Of

Lot: 294 - Théâtre de la Tour Eiffel /

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 3/4 x 47 1/4 in./85.7 x 120.2 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris When plans to take down the Eiffel Tower after the end of the 1889 World's Fair fell through, the Flamand restaurant on its first level was converted

Lot: 295 - Vin Mariani / Popular French Tonic Wine. 1894

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 34 1/4 x 48 in./86.8 x 122 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Created in 1863 by Angelo Mariani, Vin Mariani is simply a combination of Bordeaux wine and coca leaves. The restored "health and vitality" mentioned in this

Lot: 296 - Job / Fumar el Papel. ca. 1895

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

Lot: 297 - Redoute des Etudiants. 1894

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 33 1/2 x 46 7/8 in./84.9 x 119.2 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris This is the before-letters version of Chéret's lively and rare image for a student ball.

Lot: 298 - Théâtre de l'Opéra / Carnaval 1894

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1896-1932) Size: 34 1/2 x 48 1/2 in./87.4 x 123.2 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris From 1892 through at least 1899, Chéret created a dozen or so posters for the Théâtre de l'Opéra's seasonal masked balls. This

Lot: 299 - Quinquina Mugnier. 1897

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 34 1/8 x 96 5/8 in./86.9 x 245.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris First bottled in 1863 by Frédéric Mugnier, this quinquina-based apéritif blended wine with blackberries and cherries. At the time of

Lot: 300 - Quinquina Dubonnet. 1896

Artist: JULES CHÉRET (1836-1932) Size: 34 5/8 x 49 in./88 x 124.6 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris "In 1846 Paris wine agent Joseph Dubonnet decided to enter the business with a product of his own. With medicinal bitters just coming into vogue, he chose to

Lot: 301 - Nectar Bourguignon. 1891

Artist: ALFRED CHOUBRAC (1853-1902) Size: 38 1/4 x 58 1/2 in./97 x 148.5 cm Lith. F. Appel, Paris Made from aged Burgundy wine, this award-winning apéritif is so delicious even Bacchus himself cannot resist. (alcohol, wine)

Lot: 302 - Les 8 Chrysanthèmes. ca. 1898

Artist: ALFRED CHOUBRAC (1853-1902) Size: 22 5/8 x 32 in./57.5 x 81.3 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris The chrysanthemum was a popular flower in the arts in the 1890s, with a both a ballet and an opera featuring the word in their titles. Here, a

Lot: 303 - Une Belle de Nuit. 1927

Artist: FRANÇOIS CLERICE & VICTOR CLERICE (1880-1947) Size: 33 x 43 3/4 in./83.7 x 111 cm While very little is known about this French musical today, Une Belle de Nuit starred two of the more famous entertainers of its time: Musidora and

Lot: 304 - Accumulatori Dr. Scaini. ca. 1924

Artist: PLINIO CODOGNATO (1878-1940) Size: 13 1/2 x 19 in./34.3 x 48.5 cm Arti Grafiche Bertarelli, Milano Founded in 1909, Dr Scaini was one of the first Italian factories to produce rechargeable batteries. Here, two green daemons light up the sky

Lot: 305 - Théâtre de Monte-Carlo / Ballet Russe.

Artist: JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963) Size: Each: 23 1/8 x 36 in./58.7 x 91.6 cm Eugène Verneau & Henri Chachoin, Paris As a writer, painter, and decorator, Cocteau was closely affiliated with the world of dance and theatre. In 1911, he created this

Lot: 306 - Ballets Russes de Diaghilew. 1939

Artist: JEAN COCTEAU (1889-1963) Size: 34 5/8 x 61 1/4 in./88 x 155.5 cm Originally used in 1911 to promote performances at either the Théâtre de Monte-Carlo or the Théâtre Chatelet (see prior lot), this design featuring the

Lot: 307 - Georgia Graves. 1928

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 45 1/8 x 61 in./114.6 x 154.7 cm Atelier Paul Colin, Paris Trained by Ernest Belcher in Los Angeles, Georgia Graves quickly became one of the more celebrated dancers in the Western World. This poster was created

Lot: 308 - La Tendre Ennemie. 1936

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 39 1/8 x 59 1/2 in./99.5 x 151 cm DOC Publicité, Paris This comedy by Andre-Paul Antoine tells the tale of three ghosts who meet on a park bench, only to discover they'd all been in love with the same woman

Lot: 309 - Fêtes de Paris. 1935

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 24 1/4 x 38 3/4 in./61.7 x 98.3 cm Alliance Graphique/Danel, Paris Printed in conjunction with Carlu's famous design for the same event, Colin showcases in outline the myriad cultural diversions in which one can

Lot: 310 - Bal Toulouse-Lautrec. 1935

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 15 1/4 x 22 7/8 in./38.8 x 58.2 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris Directed and designed by Colin, this ball held at the Moulin de la Galette was an homage to the famed Toulouse-Lautrec. This impressive composition gives a nod

Lot: 311 - Garden Party. ca. 1937

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 16 x 23 3/4 in./40.6 x 60.5 cm Imp. Mourlot, Paris Gazing through the emblematic windows of a feather and a music note at the well-heeled guests in attendance, this poster promotes an otherwise undocumented

Lot: 312 - Cannes 1946. 1946

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 44 1/2 x 61 1/4 in./113 x 155.5 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris The 1946 Cannes Film Festival was meant as a celebration of unity after the horrors of World War II - a sentiment that is emphasized by the film reel in this

Lot: 313 - TWA. ca. 1948

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 24 1/2 x 39 1/4 in./62.3 x 99.6 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris This incredibly rare poster by Colin leaves behind his signature Deco style of the Parisian Jazz Age in favor of a more Modern, straightforward composition for

Lot: 314 - Rosario et Antonio. 1949

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 45 1/4 x 61 1/4 in./114.8 x 155.5 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris Rosario and Antonio were a hard-working flamenco team that performed internationally, even appearing in some Hollywood feature films. This is one of two

Lot: 315 - 18eme Salon Internationale de l'Aviation. 1949

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 45 x 61 1/4 in./114.4 x 155.5 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris Three years after his excellent design for the 1946 event (see PAI-XXVII, 74), Colin conceived another brilliant work for the 18th Parisian International Air

Lot: 316 - Non. ca. 1952

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 15 1/2 x 22 5/8 in./39.5 x 57.4 cm Imp. Sp. du Conseil Created in 1951, the communist-leaning National Council Towards Peace was adamantly against the proliferation of nuclear arms and any actions which could

Lot: 317 - Les Beatles. ca. 1962

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in./30 x 30 cm While Colin created posters for a host of musicians and performers throughout his career, there is little evidence indicating that he ever dabbled in album cover art. Here,

Lot: 318 - Bal Renoir / Moulin de la Galette. ca. 1956

Artist: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) Size: 22 1/4 x 33 3/8 in./56.5 x 84.8 cm This is the medium-format of three known preliminary designs for Colin's suave composition in green and black for the Bal Renoir at the famous Moulin de la Galette in

Lot: 319 - Wimbledon. 1924

Artist: PHILLIP CONNARD (1875-1958) Size: 49 7/8 x 40 1/4 in./126.7 x 102.3 cm Eyre & Spottiswoode, London Harkening back to the romantic and lush designs of the Rococo era, this dreamy design celebrates spring on Wimbledon Common just outside of

Lot: 320 - Holland ca. 1925

Artist: AUSTIN COOPER (1890-1964) Size: 24 5/8 x 34 5/8 in./62.7 x 100.7 cm Chorley & Pickersgill, Leeds This stylized, Modern rendering of a Dutch man and his son standing on a dike in full cultural attire serves as an endearing and quaint

Lot: 321 - Nice-Coni. 1929

Artist: ADOLPHE COSSARD (1870-1952) Size: 24 3/8 x 39 in./62 x 99 cm Imp. Lucien Serre, Paris As far back as the mid-1800s, Italy's King Vittorio Emanuele III already saw the wisdom and potential of creating a transportation line connecting the

Lot: 322 - Les DePéruvia. ca. 1895

Artist: L. DAMARÉ (?-1927) Size: 63 x 46 1/8 in./160 x 117.2 cm Affiches L. Damaré, Paris While not much is known about De Péruvia, this poster clearly promotes some sort of early projection film noted as being "luxurious" and

Lot: 323 - Alpes & Jura. ca. 1933

Artist: ERIC DE COULON (1888-1956) Size: 24 1/4 x 39 3/8 in./61.8 x 100 cm Le Novateur, Paris This fabulously geometric Art Deco image poses tan skiers against their long shadows, both sliding seamlessly down the slopes of the Alps. (ski)

Lot: 324 - Antibes. ca. 1910

Artist: DAVID DELLEPIANE (1866-1932) Size: 30 1/8 x 42 in./76.6 x 106.6 cm Imp. Moullot, Marseille A French railway poster for the PLM beckons vacationers to the town of Antibes–the posh Riviera resort town on the Napoleonic Highway first

Lot: 325 - Cayeux sur Mer. ca. 1920

Artist: CHARLES DELAVAT Size: 29 3/8 x 39 1/2 in./74.6 x 100.4 cm Imp. A. Valade, Amiens Located in northern France, Cayeux-sur-Mer is home to one of the longest boardwalks in Europe, featuring almost 400 of the sweet cabanas hinted at in this

Lot: 326 - Montmartre. 1897

Artist: MAXIME DETHOMAS (1867-1929) Size: 23 3/8 x 32 in./59.2 x 81 cm Imp. Edw. Ancourt, Paris A fur-draped lady-about-town stares confidently out at the viewer in this poster promoting a guide book to Montmartre.

Lot: 327 - Exposition de 1900 / L'Andalousie. 1900

Artist: ALPHONSE-ETIENNE DINET (1861-1929) Size: 32 3/4 x 95 5/8 in./83.3 x 243 cm Imp. de Vaugirard, Paris Best known for his elaborate Orientalist paintings, Dinet was an accomplished artist who felt such kinship to his subjects that he officially

Lot: 328 - Chicago Evening Journal / Woman's Edition. 1895

Artist: PAULINE DOHN (1865-1934) Size: 21 1/4 x 32 1/4 in./54 x 82 cm The Gribler Bank Note Company, Chicago The Woman's Edition of the Chicago Evening Journal was an expanded, 40-page piece of journalism, sharing many of the main news articles as

Lot: 329 - Augsburg. ca. 1925

Artist: FRITZ DÖLLGAST (1889-1962) Size: 33 3/4 x 28 in./85.7 x 71 cm J. P. Himmer, Augsburg In 1919, Döllgast moved to the Bavarian town of Augsburg to teach at the local art academy. He would spend the rest of his life there, producing a

Lot: 330 - Midnight Map of Manhattan. 1938

Artist: FRANK BERNARD DOLPH Size: 24 7/8 in. x 63.2 x 82.8 cm Frank Bernard Dolph, Artist and Publisher This 1938 tourist map of Manhattan is a revelatory guide to Gotham nightlife just before the Second World War. All the legendary hotspots are

Lot: 331 - Vronska et Alperoff. 1923

Artist: JEAN-GABRIEL DOMERGUE (1889-1962) Size: 46 5/8 x 61 1/4 in./118.6 x 155.5 cm Atelier JGD, Paris Alice Vronska and Constantin Alperoff were two principal dancers with the Ballets Russes. While no specific performance is advertised in this

Lot: 332 - Monte-Carlo. ca. 1937

Artist: JEAN-GABRIEL DOMERGUE (1889-1962) Size: 25 1/2 x 39 in./64.5 x 99 cm Imp. Nationale, Monaco As if a willowy, tan nude weren't enough to lure us into the languidly beautiful world of Monte-Carlo, Domergue also presents us with a veritable

Lot: 333 - Bal Petits Lits Blancs à l'Opéra. 1925

Artist: JEAN DON (1900-1985) Size: 45 7/8 x 61 1/2 in./116.6 x 156.2 cm Imp. Avenir Publicité, Paris Held annually, the Bal des Petits Lits Blancs was a charity gala benefitting orphaned children in France. Here, a glamorous socialite waves a

Lot: 334 - Lampe Fotos. ca. 1922

Artist: DONNELLIY Size: 31 x 47 1/4 in./78.9 x 120 cm Affiches "Golf," Lyon This romantic image for a lighting company shows an illuminated nymph scattering a trail of bulbs in her wake, a man-made Milky Way festooning the night sky. (electric)

Lot: 335 - Salon d'Automne. 1922

Artist: GEORGES DORIGNAC (1879-1925) Size: 46 1/2 x 61 7/8 in./118.2 x 157.2 cm Imp. J. Minot, Paris Held annually since 1903, the Autumn Salon is an art exhibition originally founded as a counter-exhibition to the more official Paris Salon. This

Lot: 336 - Loterie Nationale. 1956

Artist: ALBERT DUBOUT (1905-1976) Size: Each: 15 1/4 x 23 1/8 in./38.6 x 158.7 cm Sedec, Paris Regarded as somewhat of a national treasure, Dubout brought warmth and humor to the many illustrations he created throughout his career. Here, two very

Lot: 337 - Bal des Increvables. 1896

Artist: CLÉMENTINE-HÉLÈNE DUFAU (1869-1937) Size: 38 1/4 x 54 7/8 in./97.3 x 139.4 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris From the few historic references that mention it, the Bal des Increvables was a costumed cycling party - a concept fully

Lot: 338 - Pelote Basque. ca. 1930

Artist: CLÉMENTINE-HÉLÈNE DUFAU (1869-1937) Size: 43 1/4 x 59 1/8 in./109.8 x 150.2 cm Imp. G. de Malherbe, Paris If there were few female artists during the Belle Époque, there were even fewer good and successful ones. Dufau,

Lot: 339 - Hanoï. 1902

Artist: CLÉMENTINE-HÉLÈNE DUFAU (1869-1937) Size: 45 1/4 x 31 1/4 in./115 x 79.5 cm Charles Verneau, Paris As the capital of French Indochina had switched from Saigon to Hanoi earlier that year, it seemed natural that the colony's

Lot: 340 - Thence to Hyde Park. 1930

Artist: JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964) Size: 49 7/8 x 40 3/8 in./126.7 x 102.5 cm A rare and beautiful romantic tableau for the London Underground, for which Dupas created six designs over a three year period. This is arguably his best, accompanied by the

Lot: 341 - Arnold Constable. 1928

Artist: JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964) Size: 29 1/4 x 46 in./74.3 x 116.8 cm Tolmer, Paris In all of his posters, Dupas presents highly stylized, fashionable people in idealized and extravagant settings. Here, he gives us a look at the past, present, and

Lot: 342 - Spring Fashions Are Here! 1929

Artist: JEAN DUPAS (1882-1964) Size: 30 x 45 3/14 in./76.2 x 116.3 cm Tolmer, Paris While no specific store is mentioned, it can be presumed that this poster promoted the spring fashions available at Arnold Constable, a favorite client of Dupas. The

Lot: 343 - Aufgalopp. ca. 1937

Artist: LUDWIG LUTZ EHRENBERGER (1878-1950) Size: 46 1/8 x 67 in./118.2 x 170.3 cm Herm. Sonntag, München Sponsored by the Munich Racing Association, the Aufgalopp Carnival was an annual event. This lively two-sheet design is one of the finest

Lot: 344 - Air France / Afrique. 1958

Artist: JEAN EVEN (1910-1986) Size: 24 3/4 x 39 3/8 in./62.8 x 100 cm Affiches Gaillard, Paris The colorful bustle of this anonymous town square invites the viewer to all of the many destinations in Africa aboard Air France. (black, aviation)

Lot: 345 - Le "Quartier" Cabaret-Salon. 1897

Artist: GEORGES FAY (1871-1916) Size: 31 3/8 x 46 3/8 in./71.7 x 117.6 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris While very little is known about the artist or the cabaret itself, this is the type of scene that captured the salon-era in Paris: an emotive Bohemian

Lot: 346 - Niesen. ca. 1930

Artist: OTTO ERNST (1884-1967) Size: 27 3/8 x 39 in./69.6 x 99 cm A. Trüb, Aarau Overlooking Lake Thun, the Niesen mountain marks the northernmost edge of the Bernese Alps. This poster promotes the railway ascending to the summit, completed in

Lot: 347 - Pennsylvania Railroad / Atlantic City. ca. 1935

Artist: EDWARD M. EGGLESTON (1887-1941) Size: 25 1/4 x 40 1/4 in./64.2 x 102.3 cm O. Co, Clifton, NJ A sensual presentation of a wind-swept blond bather removing her towel before a refreshing dip in the sea, this is one of at least three designs

Lot: 348 - Pan Air do Brasil. 1947

Artist: EYMONNET Size: 29 3/8 x 24 3/4 in./74.5 x 63 cm Mará, Rio This incredibly detailed map showcases dozens of animated emblems for every destination along Pan Air's many routes. (aviation, travel)

Lot: 349 - Der Mörder Dimitri Karamasoff. 1931

Artist: JOSEF FENNEKER (1895-1956) Size: 37 1/8 x 55 3/4 in./94.2 x 144.7 cm Paul Grannick, Berlin The Murder of Dimitri Karamazov is a German cinematic drama based on parts of Dostoyevsky's famed The Brothers Karamazov. It is considered a tour de

Lot: 350 - Das Frauen Haus von Brescia. 1920

Artist: JOSEF FENNEKER (1895-1956) Size: 35 2/8 x 49 1/4 in./89.8 x 125 cm Dinse & Eckert, Berlin Set in 14th century Europe, The Women's House of Brescia was based on Karl Hans Strobl's novel of the same name, and follows the story of a queen and

Lot: 351 - La Loie Fuller / Salome. 1895

Artist: GEORGES DE FEURE (1868-1943) Size: 35 7/8 x 50 in./91.3 x 126.8 cm Imp. P. Leménil, Asnières After achieving much-heralded success as the most influential performer in what would become Modern dance, Loïe Fuller took her

Lot: 352 - Chimères et Grimaces. 1896

Artist: GEORGES DE FEURE (1868-1943) Size: 23 1/2 x 31 in./59.7 x 78.7 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris (not shown) In 1896, Xavier Privas was planning on publishing a songbook under the title Chimères et Grimaces. Unfortunately, the book was never

Lot: 353 - Isita. 1895

Artist: GEORGES DE FEURE (1868-1943) Size: 34 3/8 x 47 3/4 in./87.2 x 121.2 cm Imp. J.E. Goosens, Lille-Paris While little historic information remains on this Spanish dancer, it is interesting to note that the print dealer Arnould offered all works

Lot: 354 - I Want You for U.S. Army. 1917

Artist: JAMES MONTGOMERY FLAGG (1870-1960) Size: 29 3/4 x 40 3/8 in./75.6 x 102.6 cm Leslie-Judge Co., NY Although Flagg was already a successful and prolific illustrator by the time World War I started, this poster was to become "his greatest

Lot: 355 - IV Fête Nationale des Vins de France. 1936

Artist: J. FR. FLECKINGER Size: 31 1/4 x 47 1/2 in./90.3 x 120.5 cm Imp. Alsacienne, Strasbourg First held in 1933, the National Festival of French Wine is exactly that - a celebration of one of the finest products of France. (alcohol, wine)

Lot: 356 - The Permanent Way. 1924

Artist: STANHOPE A. FORBES (1857-1947) Size: 48 1/4 x 38 3/4 in./122.5 x 98.4 cm Jordison, London Known as the father of the Newlyn School, Forbes was known for his realistic portraits of the average working man. Here, the London, Midland, and

Lot: 357 - Alitalia / USA. ca. 1960

Artist: FRANCIOLI Size: 26 5/8 x 39 1/4 in./67.6 x 99.6 cm Alterocca, Terni This zippy modern collage presents the varied wonders that await you in the United States when you travel aboard Alitalia. (aviation, nyc)

Lot: 358 - E. R. Brizzi. ca. 1900

Artist: RICCARDO GALLI (1869-1944) Size: 27 5/8 x 39 1/4 in./70.2 x 99.7 cm Lit. Galileo, Milano The picture of elegance and sophisticated luxury, this may be the finest poster ever created for a travel agency. Following this stately beauty's gaze,

Lot: 359 - United Air Lines / San Francisco. ca. 1960

Artist: STANLEY WALTER GALLI (1912-2009) Size: 24 7/8 x 45 3/8 in./63.2 x 103.2 cm As the emblematic trolley car of San Francisco dips over the crest of a hill, one gets a peek of some of the other delights of the city, from Chinatown to the Golden

Lot: 360 - United Airlines / San Francisco. ca. 1960

Artist: STANLEY WALTER GALLI (1912-2009) Size: 24 7/8 x 40 7/8 in./63.2 x 103.8 cm More subdued and straightforward than his previous design for destination San Francisco, Galli here gives the viewer a monumental look at the iconic Golden Gate

Lot: 361 - Cook's Interpreters. 1928

Artist: F. GARDNER Size: 25 x 40 1/8 in./63.3 x 102 cm Founded in 1841, Thomas Cook & Son quickly became one of the most prominent tour operators in the world. This painterly design promotes one of the many services offered by the company - a full

Lot: 362 - Air France / Service Aerien de Nuit. 1937

Artist: M. GARRETTO Size: 19 5/8 x 25 5/8 in./50 x 65 cm Not to be confused with the Garretto who designed a host of other images for air France, this artist gives us a wartime glimpse into overnight air travel. Despite its masterful moodiness,

Lot: 363 - Le Carnaval de Nice / Messageries Maritimes. ca.

Artist: J. J. GAUDINOT Size: 16 7/8 x 26 in./42.8 x 66 cm Imp. Réunies, Paris Composed of color forms without outlines, this sleek Art Deco design promotes the fun to be had in Nice during Carnival -- and the best way to enjoy it, of course, is

Lot: 364 - Fêtes Gavarni. 1902

Artist: GUILLAUME-SUPLICE CHEVALLIER GAVARNI (1804-1866) Size: 36 7/8 x 50 3/8 in./93.4 x 127.8 cm Imp. J. Minot, Paris Gavarni was a much-loved French illustrator. Here, one of his drawings is posthumously used in promotion for a costume ball in

Lot: 365 - The Forth Bridge. ca. 1925

Artist: HENRY GEORGE GAWTHORN (1879-1941) Size: 50 x 39 3/4 in./127 x 101.2 cm David Allen, London This moody nighttime image shows the LNER quietly traversing the Forth Bridge over the Firth of Forth estuary in Scotland. Today, this cantilevered

Lot: 366 - Le Sapoforme. 1910

Artist: HENRY GERBAULT (1863-1930) Size: 30 1/4 x 45 3/4 in./76.7 x 116.4 cm G. Métais Rather than demonstrate just how Sapoforme disinfects and cleans everything it touches, Gerbault gives us something far more eye-catching: an overexposed

Lot: 367 - Mistinguett. 1925

Artist: CHARLES GESMAR (1900-1928) Size: 46 3/4 x 62 3/8 in./118.8 x 158.5 cm Imp. H. Chachoin, Paris One of the most smashing and rare of all of Gesmar's designs for Mistinguett, she appears in a fur-trimmed riding ensemble, complete with crop.

Lot: 368 - 18 Costume Designs. ca. 1921

Artist: CHARLES GESMAR (1900-1928) Size: Each: 10 x 13 1/4 in./25.5 x 33.8 cm This fun collection of costume designs by Gesmar allows the viewer to really delve into his artistic process. The many pages display the full range of his talents - from

Lot: 369 - Exposition Internationale des Arts

Artist: ANDRE GIRARD (1901-1968) Size: 15 5/8 x 23 3/4 in./39.8 x 60.5 cm Les Editions de l'Image de France This is the exhibition that crowned the Art Deco trends of the period, gave it its name, and helped it to dominate applied arts for the next

Lot: 370 - Carnegie Hall. 1981

Artist: MILTON GLASER (1929- ) Size: 22 5/8 x 33 7/8 in./56.8 x 86 cm This vibrant Glaser design was created to mark the 90th anniversary of Carnegie Hall. The piece is given added meaning by being hand signed by the famed violinist and conductor,

Lot: 371 - Oiseaux et Fleurs Stylisées. ca. 1896

Artist: MARY GOLAY (1869-1944) Size: Each: 8 7/8 x 18 7/8 in./22.4 x 48 cm Creator of dozens of decorative Art Nouveau panels, Mary Golay's art celebrates the lyrical beauty of her subjects, most notably birds, flowers, and the occasional winsome

Lot: 372 - Kabaret. 1973

Artist: WIKTOR GÓRKA (1922-2004) Size: 22 7/8 x 32 3/4 in./58 x 83.2 cm Perhaps the greatest Polish film poster ever created, this arresting design announces the release of Cabaret, starring Liza Minelli. (film)

Lot: 373 - 2e Exposition des Peintres Lithographes. 1898

Artist: FERNAND-LOUIS GOTTLOB (1873-1935) Size: 30 1/2 x 46 1/2 in./77.4 x 118 cm Imp. Lemercier, Paris In her brilliant book The Poster, Ruth E. Iskin speaks of the iconography of the female print connoisseur seen in posters as a reflection of the

Lot: 374 - Lippincott's / July. 1896

Artist: JOSEPH J. GOULD, JR. (1880-1935) Size: 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 in./36.7 x 47 cm One of Gould's most handsome designs for Lippincott's magazine. (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 375 - Lippincott's / August. 1896

Artist: JOSEPH J. GOULD, JR. (1880-1935) Size: 14 7/8 x 19 1/2 in./37.8 x 49.5 cm The detailed nature of the magazine's cover in this poster lets us know that Paul Leicester Ford's The Great K&A Train Robbery would be appearing in the August issue.

Lot: 376 - Exposition d'Art Décoratif / Galerie Georges

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 27 x 43 in./68.4 x 109.4 cm Imp. Georges Petit, Paris Grasset did much to introduce the concept and practice of Art Nouveau in France. In fact, Grasset "brought Art Nouveau to the aid of the poster: it was to

Lot: 377 - Grafton Gallery. 1893

Artist: EUGÈNE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 21 1/8 x 29 3/4 in./53.5 x 75.5 cm Verdoux, Ducourtioux & Huillard, Paris While this design was originally created to promote the Exhibition of Decorative Artists at the Grafton Gallery in London (as in

Lot: 378 - Encre L. Marquet. 1892

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 32 3/4 x 48 in./83.2 x 122 cm G.D. Malherbe, Paris Visually translating the inner turmoil of writer's block, Grasset swirls inky clouds across the night sky, wildly whipping through the lady's fiery hair.

Lot: 379 - Harper's Magazine / Christmas. 1892

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 13 3/8 x 18 1/2 in./34 x 47 cm Imp. de Ch. Gillot, Paris With the popularity of the French Art Nouveau poster on the rise, Grasset soon obtained a variety of commissions in the United States. This rare image

Lot: 380 - L'Estampe et L'Affiche. 1895

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 18 7/8 x 25 1/2 in./48 x 64.8 cm In this marvelously rare, tongue-in-cheek design, Grasset demonstrates how the poster is literally shooing aside the print as the preferred artistic medium - the triumph of

Lot: 381 - Meditation. 1897

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 24 x 37 1/8 in./61 x 94.3 cm Drawing heavily from the flat colors and broad outlines in Japanese prints, Grasset created numerous decorative panels of women in nature, of which this is one of his best. Lost

Lot: 382 - Coquetterie et Tentation. 1897

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: Each: 26 7/8 x 26 5/8 in./68.2 x 67.7 cm More commonly seen separated, these two decorative panels celebrate temptation & flirtation, fruit & flowers, the raven-hair seductress and the demure redhead. The

Lot: 383 - Abricotine. ca. 1905

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: 39 1/4 x 29 1/4 in./99.6 x 74.2 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris Made from apricots, Abricotine is a Swiss eau-de-vie still in production today. Here, one of Grasset's signature redheads gathers the liqueur's namesake

Lot: 384 - Le Mois / Douze Compositions. 1896

Artist: EUGENE GRASSET (1841-1917) Size: Each: 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in./24.2 x 31.6 cm G. de Malherbe, Paris Printed for the Belle Jardinière department store's annual calendar, these images by Grasset depict a timeless and romantic vision of women

Lot: 385 - Pétrole Stella. 1897

Artist: H. GRAY (Henri Boulanger, 1858-1924) Size: 38 3/4 x 50 in./97.6 x 127.2 cm Imp. Courmont Frères, Paris One of the artist's most beautiful compositions, this poster shows various winged nymphs drawn to the light produced by Stella lamp

Lot: 386 - Emile Mennesson. ca. 1900

Artist: H. GRAY (Henri Boulanger, 1858-1924) Size: 39 x 62 1/2 in./99 x 158.5 cm Imp. Courmont Frères, Paris Using the negative space of the background to imply the formal attire of the musicians, this rare poster advertises Emile Mennesson,

Lot: 387 - Yverdon-Ste Croix. 1914

Artist: JOHN GRAZ (1891-1980) Size: 24 5/8 x 38 1/8 in./62.4 x 96.7 cm The Jura region of Switzerland boasts numerous spa towns and resort communities, a handful of which are mentioned in this poster as being easily accessed by rail. (rail)

Lot: 388 - Air France / French Riviera. 1962

Artist: RENÉ GRUAU (Renato De Zavagli, 1910-2004) Size: 24 1/4 x 39 1/8 in./61.5 x 99.2 cm Imp. S.A. Courbet, Paris One of Gruau's most simple and alluring designs, this poster promotes the sun-baked leisure available along the French Riviera.

Lot: 389 - Le Gaz. ca. 1905

Artist: P. F. GRIGNON Size: 47 1/4 x 31 1/2 in./120 x 80 cm Affiches G. Duvinage & E. Boeufve, Paris Grignon's roots as a cartoonist are shown off marvelously in this humorous image detailing all the wonders that having natural gas in the home have

Lot: 390 - Les Chansonniers de Montmartre. 1897

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 54 1/2 x 43 in./138.5 x 109.2 cm G. Gerin, Dijon This fine work of portraiture announces a host of cabaret celebrities who will be performing at the Trianon in the venue's latest revue. To the far

Lot: 391 - La Boîte à Fursy. 1901

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,

Lot: 392 - La Cigale / Allo! Allo! 1898

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 37 3/8 x 51 1/8 in./95 x 130 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris One of La Cigale's most famous performers was Jeanne Bloch, a rotund actress known for her incredible comedic timing. Here, she is prominently

Lot: 393 - Folies-Bergère / Napoli. 1901

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 23 7/8 x 32 7/8 in./60.6 x 83.5 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris "At the beginning of 1901 ... the Folies-Bergère presented a ballet pantomime using the standard type of show in four scenes, baptized

Lot: 394 - Gaîté Rochechouart / T'en as un Flair.

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 34 5/8 x 48 in./88 x 122 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris Converted from a carriage house into a theater in 1865, the Gaîté Rochechouart became one of the most famous café-concerts in

Lot: 395 - Monte-Carlo / Concours de Chiens. ca. 1905

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 34 1/8 x 47 3/4 in./86.8 x 121.2 cm Imp. Cornille & Serre, Paris After Grün settled down and got married, the tone of his posters shifted away from the buxom women of Parisian nightlife,

Lot: 396 - Bal Tabarin. 1904

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 31 x 47 1/8 in./78.8 x 119.6 cm Imp. Cornille & Serre, Paris In 1904, the owner of the Tabarin expanded his operation, commissioning Grün to announce the wild and exciting experiences

Lot: 397 - Magic City. ca. 1910

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 31 1/2 x 47 5/8 in./80 x 121 cm H. Dauvin, Paris Located near the Eiffel Tower, Magic-City was a nighttime amusement park and dance hall known for its Mardi Gras-like pageants and drag balls. Its

Lot: 398 - Bal Tabarin. 1904

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 15 1/2 x 23 1/4 in./39.4 x 59 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris This is the original version of Lot 396, wherein one of the male figures is black. Added rarity comes from it also being the never-before-seen

Lot: 399 - École Pigier. ca. 1910

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 31 x 46 3/8 in./78.5 x 118 cm Still in operation today, Pigier was the first business school to offer correspondence courses, mostly targeted at young women. Here, a mother received a telegram

Lot: 400 - Casino de Paris. 1906

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 34 x 49 7/8 in./86.5 x 126.6 cm Imp. Aluminium Rotative, Daubenbis, Paris Originally created for the reopening of the Casino de Paris, this variant of the design does not feature that additional

Lot: 401 - Confitures Bannier. 1910

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 27 1/2 x 31 1/2 in./69.7 x 80 cm Maquet-Graveur, Paris Bannier fruit preserves are so delicious that even the most well-bred little lady will throw decorum to the wind once she tastes them.

Lot: 402 - Cocorico! 1913

Artist: JULES-ALEXANDRE GRÜN (1868-1938) Size: 29 5/8 x 47 1/4 in./75.2 x 120 cm Atelier Grün, Paris Not to be confused with the well-known periodical of the same name, this Cocorico was a three-act operetta by Louis Ganne, conductor at

Lot: 403 - Ed. Sagot. 1900

Artist: PAUL C. HELLEU (1859-1927) Size: 29 1/8 x 41 in./74 x 104 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris (not shown) "The customer of Sagot's, one of the principal print and poster dealers in Paris, considers several pieces of artwork. Even though we see only her

Lot: 404 - Huguette de Brémont. ca. 1931

Artist: LÉON HEYMANN Size: 31 3/4 x 47 in./80.6 x 119.4 cm Heymann, Paris One would imagine that with such a lovely poster, there would be some information on Hugette de Brémont. Unfortunately, this design represents the limit of our

Lot: 405 - Schynige Platte / Interlaken. 1936

Artist: ERNST HODEL (1881-1955) Size: 25 3/8 x 40 1/2 in./64.2 x 102.8 cm H. Vontobel, Feldmeilen Located near the summit of the Schynige Platte mountain in Switzerland, the Alpine Garden depicted here is home to one of the most advanced studies of

Lot: 406 - Cesare Urtis & Co. 1889

Artist: ADOLFO HOHENSTEIN (1854-1928) Size: 20 3/8 x 29 1/8 in./51.8 x 74 cm Doyen di Luigi Simondetti, Torino The filament light bulb, introduced to the market in the 1880s, quickly became the preferred means of artificial light. (Now known as

Lot: 407 - Destroy This Mad Brute. ca. 1917

Artist: H. R. HOPPS (1869-1937) Size: 28 1/8 x 41 1/2 in./71.5 x 105.6 cm This is an exceptionally rare World War I poster, in which Germany is portrayed as a wild ape, wielding the cudgel of foreign culture as he rapes and brutalizes women on

Lot: 408 - Chocolat de Montreux. ca. 1920

Artist: VIOLET HOLDSWORTH Size: 40 1/8 x 31 5/8 in./102 x 80.2 cm Société Suisse d'Affiches, Genève While Sechaud may not be the most recognized name in the industry, one of its owners - Jules Sechaud - is credited with developing the

Lot: 409 - Velké Karlovice. 1946

Artist: LADISLAV HORAK (1904-?) Size: 23 1/4 x 33 3/8 in./59.2 x 84.7 cm Unie, Prague A powerful image celebrating this Czech ski paradise. (ski, travel)

Lot: 410 - Dieppe. ca. 1930

Artist: SUZANNE HULOT Size: 24 3/4 x 39 1/8 in./62.7 x 99.2 cm Imp. Jules Simon, Paris A mere two hours from Paris by train, Dieppe had the appeal of being the nearest seaside resort to the city. Here, the town is presented in all its sun-kissed

Lot: 411 - Aux Laines Écossaises. 1928

Artist: R. HUNSIC Size: 31 1/2 x 47 1/4 in./80.2 x 119.8 cm Imp. de Vaugirard, Paris Perhaps the most interesting element of this poster for shrink-proof, high-quality wool is the fact that a highly-collectible Lenci doll is knitting her own

Lot: 412 - Yvette Guilbert. 1894

Artist: HENRI-GABRIEL IBELS (1867-1936) Size: 17 3/8 x 24 in./44 x 61.2 cm Imp. Eugène Verneau, Paris The portrait of Yvette Guilbert in profile, with her characteristic black gloves prominently in evidence, announces a special performance

Lot: 413 - New York State Theater / Lincoln Center. 1964

Artist: ROBERT INDIANA (1928- ) Size: 29 7/8 x 45 1/4 in./75.8 x 115 cm This bold image was created for the opening of the New York State Theater at Lincoln Center. "I was the least of all the Pop Artists," declared Indiana, "I'm an American

Lot: 414 - Tous Criminels. 1896

Artist: JACK Size: 35 1/8 x 59 1/8 in./89.3 x 129.9 cm Imp. Gaillard & Berger, Paris This busy and colorful composition shows off all the "criminals" in the four-act musical farce Tous Criminels.

Lot: 415 - Maïcon / Transports Aeriens. ca. 1920

Artist: JAN Size: 15 7/8 x 11 3/4 in./40.2 x 29.7 cm Imp. de L'Éclaireure, Nice After witnessing the 1910 Nice Air Meet at just 18 years old, Auguste Maïcon decided that he would dedicate his life to aviation. After receiving his pilot's

Lot: 416 - Dartmouth Winter Carnival. 1938

Artist: T. H. JOANETHIS Size: 21 5/8 x 34 1/8 in./55 x 86.6 cm Dubbed in 1919 as "the Mardi Gras of the North” by National Geographic magazine, the Dartmouth Winter Carnival is the oldest collegiate winter festival in the United States.

Lot: 417 - Théjy. ca. 1905

Artist: L. JOURDEY Size: 35 3/4 x 50 1/4 in./90.7 x 127.5 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris Made from the blue Gentiana flower, Théjy is a quinquina-based aperitif most commonly served in the Alps. (alcohol)

Lot: 418 - The Plaza. ca. 1920

Artist: EDWARD PATRICK KINSELLA Size: 75 7/8 x 117 7/8 in./192.6 x 299.5 cm This tremendous five-sheet billboard promotes the magical evenings to be had at Britain's "super ballroom," The Plaza in Glasgow. As Kinsella was primarily known as a

Lot: 419 - TWA / New York. 1956

Artist: DAVID KLEIN (1918-2005) Size: 25 1/8 x 39 7/8 in./64 x 101.2 cm Klein is best remembered for the dozens of destination advertisements he created for Trans World Airlines during the 1950s and ‘60s. Most of this poster output depicts

Lot: 420 - TWA / Chicago. 1955

Artist: DAVID KLEIN (1918-2005) Size: 25 x 40 in./63.7 x 101.5 cm A colorful homage to the many great monuments populating Chicago. (chicago, aviation, travel )

Lot: 421 - TWA / St, Louis. ca. 1961

Artist: DAVID KLEIN (1918-2005) Size: 25 1/8 x 39 7/8 in./63.8 x 101.2 cm Featuring the Old Courthouse and the iconic Gateway Arch, this minimalist design by Klein celebrates his foray into the world of Modern composition. (aviation, travel)

Lot: 422 - TWA / Egypt. ca. 1958

Artist: DAVID KLEIN (1918-2005) Size: 25 x 40 in./63.5 x 101.6 cm This bright image for Egypt features pyramids, the Sphinx, and two colorfully-decorated camels inviting you to the country. (aviation, travel, egypt)

Lot: 423 - Sports d'Hiver dans les Grisons. ca. 1911

Artist: WALTER KOCH (1875-1915) Size: 27 1/2 x 39 3/4 in./70 x 100.7 cm Gebr. Fretz, Zürich Located on the eastern edge of Switzerland, the Grisons mountain range covers almost the entire canton - a fact echoed in the seemingly-endless sea of

Lot: 424 - Rio. 1963

Artist: HOWARD KOSLOW (1924- ) Size: 24 7/8 x 38 1/2 in./63.2 x 97.7 cm This evocative nighttime rendering of Rio's Sugarloaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay is the perfect embodiment of Mad Men-era artistry. (travel)

Lot: 425 - Bluepoint Oysters. ca. 1940

Artist: JO KOTULA Size: 13 5/8 x 22 in./34.7 x 56 cm O.G. Carpenter, NYC Named after the town of Blue Point on Long Island's Great South Bay, Bluepoint Oysters have been popular since the early 1800s.

Lot: 426 - PKZ / Burger, Kehl & Co. 1920

Artist: STEPHAN KROTOWSKI (1881-1948) Size: 36 x 50 1/8 in./91.2 x 127.3 cm Wolfensberger, Zürich Along with Hohlwein and Fries, Krotowski's elegant designs dominated the early days of PKZ's advertising. Here, the clothier is represented by a

Lot: 427 - PKZ / Burger, Kehl & Co. 1920

Artist: STEPHAN KROTOWSKI (1881-?) Size: 38 3/4 x 52 3/8 in./98.5 x 133 cm G. Tanner Similar in feel to his previous design for PKZ. (dog)

Lot: 428 - Olympische Spiele München. 1972

Artist: JACOB LAWRENCE (1917-2000) Size: 25 3/8 x 39 1/2 in./64.5 x 100.3 cm Edition Olympia In preparation for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, a series of posters were created by some of the best graphic artists in the world, all celebrating

Lot: 429 - 6eme Exposition de l'Habitation. 1938

Artist: GENEVIEVE LECORNU Size: 38 1/2 x 58 5/8 in./97.8 x 148.8 cm Ed. de l'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, Boulogne/Seine Throughout the 1930s, the Grand Palais in Paris hosted an annual Home Show, exhibiting all manner of the latest interiors. The

Lot: 430 - Folies-Bergère. 1900

Artist: LÉOPOLD LELÉE (1872-1947) Size: 34 1/4 x 47 3/4 in./87 x 121.6 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris The only known poster by Lelée, this is also one of the most unusual for the Folies-Bergère. In the background, lilies morph into a

Lot: 431 - Kodak / Printemps. ca. 1925

Artist: RENÉ LELONG (1860-?) Size: 16 3/8 x 25 3/8 in./41.5 x 64.3 cm Hachard, Paris Known as the "Kodak Girl,” the image of a young woman in a blue and white striped dress adorned many posters for the brand from the 1910s onward. Here,

Lot: 432 - Kodak. ca. 1925

Artist: RENÉ LELONG (1860-?) Size: 16 3/4 x 25 1/2 in./42.5 x 64.9 cm Hachard, Paris Similar to the previous design, here the "Kodak Girl" observes a family springtime photo shoot from just outside the frame. (camera)

Lot: 433 - Herbata Marka Herbatnik. ca. 1910

Artist: PAUL LENI (1885-1929) Size: 40 1/2 x 29 1/4 in./102.8 x 74.4 cm Before directing some of the seminal silent films of the era, including The Man Who Laughs, Paul Leni began his artistic career as a poster designer. Here, he lends his

Lot: 434 - Nach West-Indien / Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen. ca.

Artist: OTTO LEROI Size: 23 7/8 x 35 7/8 in./61 x 91 cm O & P Leroi, Berlin A notable Art Deco design, the content of which is a fabulous example of how misinformed some Europeans were regarding other parts of the world. Obviously mistaking the West

Lot: 435 - On the Job for VIctory. 1918

Artist: JONAS LIE (1880-1940) Size: 39 x 29 1/2 in./98.8 x 74.8 cm W.F. Powers Co. Litho, New York The United States Shipping Board was one of a handful of organizations fighting for a piece of America's resources once the country joined the Great

Lot: 436 - Absinthe Robette. 1896

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 32 1/2 x 43 5/8 in./82.5 x 110.8 cm J.L. Goffart, Bruxelles One of the most iconic posters of all time, Livemont's design for Absinthe Robette perfectly captures the spirit of Art Nouveau. Every element of

Lot: 437 - Exposition Internationale Bruxelles 1897. 1896

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 51 x 108 7/8 in./129.6 x 276.6 cm Goffart, Bruxelles This impressive three-sheet design announces the 1897 Brussels International Exposition, featuring both sections on contemporary advancements as well as a

Lot: 438 - Bols'. 1901

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 10 3/4 x 15 in./27.2 x 38.2 cm Van Leer, Amsterdam One of Livemont's least known designs shows a well-coiffed matron pouring after-dinner liqueurs. The pattern of grape leaves behind her adds a fitting

Lot: 439 - Woman Painting. 1901

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: 14 3/4 x 21 5/8 in./37.4 x 55 cm One half of a pair of Livemont's graphic works designed as decorative panels: while one shows an artist critically examining her sculpture (see PAI-XLIII, 405), this

Lot: 440 - The Embroiderer & The Spinner. 1904

Artist: PRIVAT LIVEMONT (1861-1936) Size: Each: 19 3/4 x 14 in./50 x 35.5 cm A delicate and quiet homage to the domestic arts of embroidery and spinning, these two panels are some of Livemont's most lovely, featuring elaborate detail in muted

Lot: 441 - Durable / Das Schone Hemd. 1922

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 35 1/4 x 50 1/4 in./89.8 x 127.5 cm Säuberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey Loupot's incredibly rare design for the Durable shirt company is a study in the understated and painterly use of color. The muted quality

Lot: 442 - PKZ / Burger-Kehl & C. 1921

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 34 1/4 x 49 3/8 in./87 x 125.5 cm Wolfsberg, Zurich There is a particular blend of oranges which appear in many of Loupot's finest works -- this being one of them -- which instantly emotes all things autumn.

Lot: 443 - Philippossian & Co. 1920

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 35 1/4 x 50 7/8 in./89.5 x 129.2 cm Lith. Säuberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey "Whereas Loupot's first posters were drawn with the printer in mind, in this case we have testimonies of a direct relationship

Lot: 444 - Innovation / Rentrée des Classes. 1917

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 35 5/8 x 51 1/2 in./90.5 x 130.7 cm Affiches Artis, Lausanne The series of images Loupot created for the Innovation store in Lausanne is considered to be some of his first posters, and are exceptionally rare.

Lot: 445 - St. Raphael. 1954

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 23 1/2 x 26 1/8 in./59.5 x 66.5 cm Affiches Gaillard, Paris Since his first design for the company in the 1930s, Loupot had been refining and modernizing his interpretation of the brand's signature waiters,

Lot: 446 - Mirus / Fonderies de Tréveray. 1928

Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 31 5/8 x 47 5/8 in./80.2 x 121 cm Loupot designed two posters in the same period for this stove-making foundry. Both feature symmetry, utmost graphic economy, and a colorful, flower-like flame –

Lot: 447 - L'Exposition du Théâtre et Musique. 1896

Artist: E. CHARLE LUCAS Size: 28 1/4 x 48 1/2 in./71.8 x 123.4 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris This brightly-hued poster announces a four-month-long festival of music and theater at Paris's Palace of Industry. This is the medium format. (theater)

Lot: 448 - Carlos Machado. ca. 1929

Artist: TITO LIVIO DE MADRAZO (1899-1979) Size: 29 3/8 x 46 5/8 in./74.5 x 118.5 cm Richier-Laugier, Paris Carlos Machado was a dancer in Parisian variety shows during the '20s and '30s, notably performing in several acts with the radiant

Lot: 449 - Cinzano. ca. 1922

Artist: CHARLES MARTIN (1848-1934) Size: 31 1/2 x 47 1/8 in./80 x 119.6 cm Imp. Robert, Paris While primarily known for its vermouth, Cinzano has also produced sparking wine (Asti) since the mid-1800s. In this rare image, both beverages are noted as

Lot: 450 - Une Nuit à Chang-hai. 1928

Artist: JACQUELIN MARVAL (1866-1932) Size: 30 7/8 x 46 1/2 in./78.4 x 118.2 cm Atelier Gaston Dofinant, Paris This freeform design by Marval appears far more Modern than its 1928 date would imply. Combining elements of Impressionism and

Lot: 451 - Hôtel de Londres. ca. 1905

Artist: GIOVANNI MATALONI (1869-1944) Size: 34 5/8 x 45 7/8 in./88 x 116.5 cm Istituto Cartog., Roma Utilizing an abundance of Renaissance imagery, this elaborate Italian design advertises the London Hotel in Naples, listing its numerous amenities,

Lot: 452 - Homo. 1919

Artist: THEO MATEJKO (1893-1946) Size: 37 1/2 x 24 1/2 in./95.2 x 62.4 cm WEAG, Vienna The writer Marie Eugenie Delle Grazie achieved early fame at age 19, with the publication of her first novel. She would remain unmarried her entire life, focusing

Lot: 453 - Bertozzi. 1930

Artist: LUCIANO ACHILLE MAUZAN (1883-1952) Size: 39 1/2 x 55 1/4 in./100.3 x 140.3 cm Mauzan-Morzenti, Cernusco-Lombardone In this fourth incarnation of this ever-popular design, Mauzan gives us three discerning judges deliberating over the quality

Lot: 454 - Cornish Riviera Express. 1939

Artist: CHARLES. H. J. MAYO Size: 50 x 40 1/8 in./127 x 102 cm Jordison, London The Great Western Railway introduced the Cornish Riviera Express in 1904, a passenger train service running between London and Penzance. Here, the King George VI

Lot: 455 - Comedians. 1977

Artist: JAMES MCMULLAN (1934- ) Size: 42 x 62 1/2 in./106.6 x 159 cm Artcraft Lithograph, NY Recipient of two Tony Awards that year, Comedians follows a group of blue collar actors in an evening comedy class. Starring in this production were John

Lot: 456 - The Front Page. 1987

Artist: JAMES MCMULLAN (1934- ) Size: 41 3/8 x 82 1/2 in./105 x 209.6 cm First produced in 1928, The Front Page is a comedic play written by two former Chicago news reporters. This compelling two-sheet design promotes the revival at Lincoln Center

Lot: 457 - Eugénie Buffet / Ambassadeurs. 1893

Artist: LUCIEN MÉTIVET (1863-1932) Size: 30 3/4 x 47 in./78 x 119.4 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris This image of Eugénie Buffet walking down a snowy street, her hands stuffed into her pockets and eyes burning intensely, is one of the

Lot: 458 - Fleurs de Mousse. 1898

Artist: LEOPOLDO METLICOVITZ (1868-1944) Size: 30 1/2 x 43 1/8 in./77.6 x 109.4 cm G. Ricordi, Milano In one of the finest works by the prolific Metlicovitz, a French perfume is advertised with a nude sylph in a reverent pose, enraptured with the

Lot: 459 - Mele. 1908

Artist: LEOPOLDO METLICOVITZ (1868-1944) Size: 53 x 81 1/4 in./134.5 x 206.5 cm G. Ricordi, Milano Having grown from its humble origins to a block-wide fashion emporium by 1889, the Mele department store almost single-handedly made Naples a

Lot: 460 - Exposition Internationale / Milan. 1906

Artist: LEOPOLDO METLICOVITZ (1868-1944) Size: 27 1/2 x 40 3/8 in./69.6 x 102.4 cm G. Ricordi, Milano This was the winning entry in the contest to celebrate the opening of the Simplon Alpine tunnel in 1906, which first provided a direct link between

Lot: 461 - Creeping Poison. 1946

Artist: GUSTAV MEZEY (1899-1981) Size: 33 3/4 x 47 5/8 in./85.6 x 121 cm Druck F. Adametz, Wien This incredibly sensual, richly-colored image was created for the post-War Austrian documentary on the dangers of VD, Creeping Poison. (film)

Lot: 462 - Scarborough / LNER. ca. 1935

Artist: ARTHUR C. MICHAEL Size: 24 3/8 x 39 in./62 x 99 cm R. H. Perry, London While much of Europe's Golden-Age railroad advertising focused on the glamour or modernity of the ride itself, the British rail always emphasized the destination. Here,

Lot: 463 - Wählt Christlichsozial! 1920

Artist: L. MITSCHEK Size: 49 3/4 x 37 1/2 in./126.5 x 95.2 cm Bravne & Schwenke, Wien Formed by Karl Luegar in 1893, the Christian Social Party was a conservative Austrian political party largely influenced by the church. At the time of this poster

Lot: 464 - Elias P. van Bommel / Boekbinder. 1897

Artist: THEODORUS MOLKENBOER (1871-1920) Size: 24 1/8 x 33 5/8 in./61.2 x 85.4 cm This thoughtfully designed poster gives a heavy nod to the woodblock print, a style of art which featured heavily in Elias P. Van Bommel's artisan methods of fine

Lot: 465 - Kandersteg. 1932

Artist: CARL MOOS (1878-1959) Size: 24 5/8 x 39 1/2 in./62.6 x 100.3 cm Orell Füssli, Zürich This joyful image of a sunkissed child tromping through a valley of wildflowers in the shadow of the Blümlisalp makes the the Swiss town of

Lot: 466 - Lord and Lay Algy. ca. 1898

Artist: ALBERT GEORGE MORROW (1863-1927) Size: 19 3/4 x 29 1/4 in./50 x 74.2 cm David Allen & Sons, Belfast Premiering on the stage in London in 1898, Lord and Lady Algy was later transformed into an American silent film of the same name. The plot

Lot: 467 - Bendix. 1969

Artist: HERVÉ MORVAN (1917-1980) Size: 30 3/8 x 22 3/8 in./77.2 x 57 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris Contrary to popular belief, the Bendix Corporation never made home appliances like the one advertised in this poster. Instead, starting in 1936, it

Lot: 468 - Sunday Ramparts. 1970

Artist: STANLEY MOUSE (1940- ) & ALTON KELLEY (1940-2008) Size: 19 1/8 x 13 in./48.8 x 33.2 cm Double-H Press In circulation for about a year, Sunday Ramparts was an offshoot of the highly-influential Ramparts magazine, known for its swaggering

Lot: 469 - Régates de Granville. ca. 1890

Artist: EUGENE LE MOUEL (1859-1934) Size: 34 1/2 x 49 1/4 in./87.8 x 125.3 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris This colorful and sweet Art Nouveau image celebrates the annual Granville regatta, sponsored by the local yacht club. (ship, regatta)

Lot: 470 - Job. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 38 1/2 x 58 1/4 in./97.7 x 148.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "In both of Mucha's posters for Job cigarette papers ... he gives us women sensually involved in the act of smoking. Here, the figure is

Lot: 471 - Job. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 17 1/8 x 22 in./43.6 x 56 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris More than any other work by Mucha, this languid beauty established him as the master of wild hair and the creator of unforgettable popular images. The

Lot: 472 - Monaco-Monte-Carlo. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 28 x 42 3/8 in./71.2 x 107.6 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "Mucha went all out with a most opulent design. The shy maiden, kneeling, enraptured with the tranquility of the bay of Monte Carlo, is completely

Lot: 473 - The Seasons / Spring. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 21 x 40 in./53.2 x 101.5 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) This is the larger format, Spring panel from the following series. "Spring is a blonde sylph who seems to be fashioning a makeshift lyre out

Lot: 474 - The Seasons. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 24 3/8 x 17 1/8 in./61.8 x 43.6 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) This is the small format version of the decorative panel series, with the names of the seasons printed in decorative borders below.

Lot: 475 - The Seasons. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each: 5 7/8 x 16 3/4 in./14.8 x 42.4 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) This is Mucha's second take on feminine representations of the four seasons, each mythic woman languid and alluring in her own

Lot: 476 - Times of the Day. ca. 1901

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each: 7 1/2 x 24 5/8 in./19 x 62.5 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) In subdued pastels, this "quartet of barefoot young ladies represents the different times of the day. The borders are decorated in

Lot: 477 - Times of the Day. 1899

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each: 14 1/2 x 40 1/2 in./36.7 x 103 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris This larger-format variant does not include the bottom text indicating the individual time of day. (great art nouveau)

Lot: 478 - The Arts. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 14 1/4 x 23 in./362. x 58.5 cm (each) Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) "When it comes to personifying abstract concepts through beautiful women, Mucha's inventiveness never flags. Here is abundant proof

Lot: 479 - The Arts / Painting / O. Siebert. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 14 3/8 x 22 7/8 in./36.5 x 58.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) Typically accompanied by Music, Poetry, and Dance, this is one of four panels in "The Arts” series. In this painting panel,

Lot: 480 - Salon des Cent / XXme Exposition. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 17 1/8 x 25 1/4 in./43.5 x 64 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "This poster is one of the artist's first works to follow his standard archetype. It advertises the twentieth exhibition of the group of artists who

Lot: 481 - Reverie. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 19 1/2 x 26 in./49.5 x 66 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris For many years, this design was simply known as "Reverie,” the name under which the decorative panel version of the design was widely sold by La

Lot: 482 - La Trappistine. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 29 7/8 x 81 1/2 in./75.8 x 207 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "Once again we have a slender young lady in a gracefully draped pose, her head encircled by a halo which in this case has circles within it to

Lot: 483 - Gismonda / Théâtre de la Renaissance.

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 29 1/4 x 85 7/8 in./74.2 x 218.2 cm Imp. Lemercier, Paris "This is the poster that launched Mucha's career and introduced a new artistic style into commercial lithography. Prepared by Mucha as a rush order

Lot: 484 - Sarah Bernhardt / American Tour. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 28 1/2 x 77 1/2 in./72.4 x 196.8 cm The Strobridge Litho., Cincinnati & New York Sarah Bernhardt made one of her periodical tours of the United States from January through June of 1896. In the process, not

Lot: 485 - Lygie. 1901

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 23 1/4 x 68 5/8 in./59 x 174.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "Lygie is the heroine of Henrick Sinkiewicz's epic novel Quo Vadis. A young Paris dancer, using the stage name of Lygie, made her reputation at the

Lot: 486 - Medée. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 28 7/8 x 81 1/8 in./73.2 x 206.1 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris In this 2-sheet poster, "Mucha's exquisite design used Medea's arm and the dagger as a giant exclamation point, emphasized by the look of stark

Lot: 487 - La Tosca. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 14 5/8 x 41 1/8 in./372. x 40.5 cm Imp. F. Champenois "Today La Tosca is known to most people only from the opera which Giacomo Puccini composed and introduced in 1900; however, for the 13 years prior to

Lot: 488 - Chocolat Idéal. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 22 5/8 x 33 3/4 in./57.5 x 85.8 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris In a style more akin to Livemont than the idealized, fanciful world of Mucha, two young ladies reach eagerly toward their mother for steaming cups

Lot: 489 - Biscuits Lefèvre-Utile / Gaufrette Vanille.

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 17 3/8 x 24 in./44 x 61 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) "One of Mucha's most personable young ladies, her hair cascading irrepressibly in fine style, is offering a dish of wafers ... The design of

Lot: 490 - Sarah Bernhardt / La Plume. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 19 3/8 x 27 5/8 in./49.2 x 70.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris (not shown) "Sarah Bernhardt is portrayed as Mélissande in Edmond Rostand's drama La Princesse Lointaine ... The main character decorates her

Lot: 491 - Moët & Chandon. 1899

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each: 8 1/2 x 23 3/8 in./21.7 x 59.4 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "For the firm of Moët & Chandon ... Mucha executed a number of designs which were used on menus, postcards and other publicity. Two of

Lot: 492 - Flirt. 1900

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 11 3/8 x 24 1/4 in./28.8 x 61.6 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris After the 1900 World's Fair in Paris, this popular design by Mucha from 1899 was reprinted, noting that the product had won an award at the event.

Lot: 493 - La Jounrnée Sarah Bernhardt / Menu. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in./21.7 x 30.3 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris On December 9, 1896, a feast was prepared a the Grand Hotel in Paris in honor of Sarah Bernhardt. This is the menu from the event, showcasing a host of

Lot: 494 - L'Estampe Moderne. 1898

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 23 1/4 x 31 1/8 in./59 x 79 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris "‘L'Estampe Moderne' was a monthly portfolio of four lithographs, most of them expressly commissioned for the series by its publisher,

Lot: 495 - Zdenka Cerny. 1913

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 42 1/4 x 73 1/2 in./107.4 x 187 cm V. Neubert, Smichov/Prague This poster was prepared for Ms. Cerny's European tour planned for the fall of 1914. When war broke out that spring, the tour was canceled, and

Lot: 496 - Casino de Monte Carlo. 1922

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 31 1/2 x 46 3/4 in./79.9 x 118.8 cm Imp. Robaudy, Cannes Though the original appearance of this border design dates back to 1897 (see PAI-XXVII, 518), it first shows up in La Plume, "on the title page of the

Lot: 497 - Opera de Monte-Carlo / Foire de Sorotchintzi. 1923

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 32 1/4 x 47 5/8 in./81.7 x 121 cm Imp. de Monaco Utilizing the same decorative border as the previous Lot, this poster announces the Monte Carlo Opera's matinee production of the comic opera La Foire de

Lot: 498 - L'Art Photographique. 1899

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 12 5/8 x 18 1/8 in./32 x 46 cm R Onderon Vioderiz This is the cover of the October 18, 1899 issue of the monthly magazine L'Art Photographique.

Lot: 499 - Les Menus & Programmes Illustrés: Cover

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 24 x 17 1/4 in./61 x 43.8 cm This is the black and white proof for the cover of the famous publication Menus & Programmes Illustrés by Leon Maillard. For the complete book, see Lot XXX.

Lot: 500 - Lefèvre-Utile: 3 Box Tops.

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each approximately: 8 7/8 x 12 1/8 in./22.5 x 30.7 cm Imp. F. Champenois (not shown) Mucha created a host of box designs for the Lefèvre-Utile biscuit company. Here are two images for the Gaufrettes

Lot: 501 - Le Pater. 1899

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: Each: 11 x 15 in./27.6 x 38.2 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris Consisting of a series of seven drawings, Le Pater is considered to be Mucha's printed masterpiece, an intense visual study of the Lord's Prayer. The

Lot: 502 - Austrian Pavilion Program: Universal Exhibition

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 4 3/8 x 8 1/4 in./11.3 x 21 cm K. K. Hof, Wien Featuring one of his sensual muses posing against the country's coat of arms, this booklet was the official program to the Austrian Pavilion at the 1900

Lot: 503 - L'Illustration / 1896 Noël 1897. 1896

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 11 1/4 x 14 3/4 in./28.5 x 37.6 cm This moody design served as the Christmas/New Year's cover for L'Illustration magazine.

Lot: 504 - Cloches de Noël et de Pâques. 1900

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 in./29.5 x 21 cm Imp. F. Champenois, Paris Written by Emile Gebhardt, this volume consists of a trio of medieval tales associated with both Christmas and Easter. Mucha created eighty dreamlike

Lot: 505 - Revue Illustrée. 1899

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 9 5/8 x 12 3/4 in./24.5 x 32.5 cm The July 15, 1899 issue of Revue Illustrée focused nearly all its 24 pages on Alphonse Mucha, discussing his life, his artistic style, and his projects.

Lot: 506 - Triner's Bitter Wine. 1929

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 13 1/4 x 21 1/2 in./33.6 x 54.5 cm Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minn. "During his whole American period ... Mucha worked on only two projects to advertise commercial products: Warner's Rust Proof Corsets and

Lot: 507 - Vystava ve Vyskove. 1902

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 16 1/2 x 42 1/4 in./42 x 107.2 cm Ustavy Unie, Praze This gorgeous design for an Agricultural-Industrial and Ethnographic Fair "was conceived during Mucha's first triumphal return to his home country after

Lot: 508 - C. S. / Y.W.C.A. 1922

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 7 x 11 1/8 in./17.6 x 28.4 cm V. Neubert a Synové, Smíchov "During his Czech period, Mucha did not involve himself in any commercial projects, but produced several posters for various good causes he

Lot: 509 - Chocolat Masson Tin Box. 1897

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 9 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 7 1/8 in./24 x 16 x 18 cm This is the only know example of this marvelous tin box, featuring four images from some of Mucha's most famed designs: The Ages of Man, Chocolate Masson, and

Lot: 510 - Krinogen / 1918-1928. 1928

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 33 1/2 x 48 1/8 in./85.2 x 122.2 cm Dr. K. Kriz, Praha "This poster commemorates the tenth anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia - one of several countries that arose from the ashes of the

Lot: 511 - Slavia. 1935

Artist: ALPHONSE MUCHA (1860-1939) Size: 11 3/4 x 16 1/2 in./29.8 x 41.8 cm Reissuing Mucha's 1907 design in cool sepia tones, this is an official life insurance document (text on verso). The woman in the image is Slavia, the personification of the

Lot: 512 - Alphonse Mucha: Signed Photo. 1929

Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 in./16.6 x 22.4 cm Taken later in life, this photo shows Mucha in his painter's smock. The hand-dedicated inscription dates the image to 1929, and is in the artist's hand.

Lot: 513 - Right of Way. ca. 1902

Artist: ALFRED MULLER (1869-1940) Size: 62 x 23 in./157.4 x 58.3 cm While we are most familiar with his Peacocks and Swans (see PAI-LXIX, 574 & 575), Muller also created a handful of other decorative panels, many featuring slice-of-life scenes like

Lot: 514 - Picnic. ca. 1901

Artist: ALFRED MULLER (1869-1940) Size: 62 3/8 x 25 in./158.5 x 63.5 cm A more intimate tableaux than the previous design, this panel gives us a quiet moment during an all-female picnic.

Lot: 515 - Place Blanche. 1904

Artist: ALFRED MÜLLER (1869-1940) Size: 17 3/8 x 27 in./44 x 68.7 cm The Place Blanche is a small plaza along the Boulevard de Clichy, which, in addition to being home to a handful of quaint cafés, also houses the famed Moulin Rouge.

Lot: 516 - Windsor Castle. ca. 1935

Artist: FRANK NEWBOULD (1887-1950) Size: 50 3/8 x 40 3/8 in./128 x 102.5 cm Jordison, London Known for his Romantic and evocative depictions of the English landscape for various railway companies, Newbould does not fail to impress with this

Lot: 517 - Rhododendron Time. 1922

Artist: FRANK NEWBOULD (1887-1950) Size: 20 x 29 7/8 in./50.7 x 76 cm The London Underground produced a few images promoting "Rhododendron Time" - an effort to bring transit riders to the various parks reachable by rail.

Lot: 518 - "Campari” / l'aperitivo. 1926

Artist: MARCELLO NIZZOLI (1887-1960) Size: 34 3/8 x 50 in./87.5 x 127 cm Davide Campari & C., Milano If Nizzoli's design for Sweet Campari (see PAI-LIII, 383) references elements of Expressionism, this composition for Bitter Campari calls to mind

Lot: 519 - Keep These Off the U.S.A. 1918

Artist: JOHN W. NORTON (1876-1934) Size: 29 3/4 x 40 in./75.5 x 101.7 cm Strobridge Litho, Cincinnati The message of Norton's poster is utterly straightforward and instantaneously effective: the bloodied jackboots of German tyranny must never be

Lot: 520 - A. Bord / Pianos. ca. 1899

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 39 x 54 1/8 in./99 x 137.6 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris Founded in 1840, Antonie Bord was one of the more popular piano manufacturers in France, producing thousands or examples per year. Here, a kind-faced

Lot: 521 - Chocolat Poulain. ca. 1893

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 55 1/2 x 41 1/4 in./141 x 104.8 cm H. Laas, E. Pécaud, Paris More commonly known through Cappiello's design for the company (see PAI-LXIX, 258), this poster promotes Chocolat Poulain before its orange

Lot: 522 - Biscuits Droin. ca. 1902

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 51 1/2 x 38 1/8 in./130.7 x 97 cm H. Laas, E. Pécaud, Paris Performing the popular "Cake Walk" routine, these laughing children and their dog express their enthusiasm for Biscuits Droin's latest cookie

Lot: 523 - China-China. ca. 1900

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 39 x 54 3/4 in./99 x 139 cm H. Laas, E. Pécaud, Paris Produced by the Bigallet family since the 1870s, China-China is a dessert liqueur made from sweet and bitter oranges distilled with various spices

Lot: 524 - Victoria. ca. 1900

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 31 3/8 x 47 1/8 in./79.6 x 119.8 cm Imp. H. Laas, É. Pécaud, Paris This rare design by Ogé advertises a relatively unknown brand of port, the entire composition bathed in a Portuguese sunset

Lot: 525 - Waterman. 1919

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 28 3/8 x 38 1/8 in./72 x 97 cm Imp. Vercasson, Paris Waterman was known for its aggressive marketing campaign, which greatly contributed to the introduction of fountain pens as a mass consumer good in the

Lot: 526 - Thé Lombart. ca. 1898

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 31 1/2 x 46 7/8 in./80 x 119 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris With records dating back as early as 1760, the Lombart company started as a chocolate importer, gradually expanding into tea as well. This notably

Lot: 527 - Cointreau. ca. 1918

Artist: EUGENE OGÉ (1869-1936) Size: 39 1/4 x 54 3/8 in./99.7 x 138.2 cm Imp. H. Laas. E. Pécaud, Paris Originally produced in the western French town of Angers, guignolet is a sweet wild cherry liqueur. Cointreau is a brand of that type

Lot: 528 - Diktiere. ca. 1895

Artist: LOUIS OPPENHEIM (1879-?) Size: 18 1/2 x 28 3/8 in./47 x 72 cm Founded by a Swedish inventor in 1893, the Berlin-based Carl Lindström Company originally produced phonographs and dictaphones. It would go on to become the holding company

Lot: 529 - Pour L'Art. 1910

Artist: ISIDORE OPSOMER (1878-1967) Size: 16 1/8 x 29 1/4 in./41 x 74.4 cm Imp. J. E. Goossens, Bruxelles Taking its name from the French saying l'art pour l'art (art for art's sake), this exhibition of painting and sculpture of the Musée

Lot: 530 - L'Hippodrome. 1905

Artist: MANUEL ORAZI (1860-1934) Size: 15 1/2 x 22 1/2 in./39.5 x 57.2 cm Société d'Impressions d'Art Industriel, Paris One of Orazi's most exciting and intricate designs, this theatrical recreation of a Barbarian invasion is shown

Lot: 531 - Palais de la Danse. 1900

Artist: MANUEL ORAZI (1860-1934) Size: 23 x 62 7/8 in./58.4 x 159.6 cm Imp. Bougerie, Paris All of Orazi's designs are a kaleidoscope of Art Nouveau expression, featuring swirling lines and an ethereal color palette. Here, he advertises the Palais

Lot: 532 - Confectionshaus G. Bliss. 1915

Artist: L. PAGLIA Size: 34 1/2 x 48 3/8 in./87.5 x 123 cm Werkstätten A. Trüb, Zürich A swank Art Deco ad for a Swiss department store, in which a monkey is handling a top hat to the dapper gent on the left.

Lot: 533 - Grand Bazar de l'Hôtel de Ville. ca. 1898

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 42 1/4 x 60 1/2 in./107.3 x 153.6 cm Imp. Kossuth, Paris This rare Pal design shows a host of dolls coming to life while a child sleeps in promotion of the annual toy sale at the Hotel de Ville

Lot: 534 - Bazar Européen. ca. 1898

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 42 3/4 x 58 in./108.3 x 147.4 cm Imp. Dupont, Paris This happy design announces a holiday toy sale and exhibition at the Grand Bazar Européen - where every purchase comes with a free

Lot: 535 - Casino de Paris / Nouveau Théâtre. ca.

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 32 1/4 x 48 1/2 in./81.8 x 123.3 cm Imp. Paul Dupont, Paris An old French proverb states "La Verité sort du puits” (”The Truth comes out of a well), or, less literally, if you dig

Lot: 536 - Femme dans un Chapeau. ca. 1898

Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 23 x 31 1/2 in./58.5 x 80 cm Pal was known for his elegant depictions of French society, be they shopping at the trendiest department store, enjoying a night at the theater, or performing in a

Lot: 537 - Take up the Sword of Justice. 1915

Artist: JOHN BERNARD PARTRIDGE (1861-1945) Size: 24 7/8 x 39 7/8 in./63.2 x 101.1 cm David Allen, Harrow With the Lusitania sinking in the background, this allegorical figure of Justice implores the viewer to rally for the War Effort. (wwi, ship)

Lot: 538 - Metz. ca. 1919

Artist: A. PELLON Size: 34 5/8 x 36 in./88 x 91.5 cm Fischbach, Strassburg Located where the Seille and Moselle rivers meet, Metz is a charming city in the northeast region on France, boarding Germany. Here, an ethnically-dressed young woman quietly

Lot: 539 - Harper's / May. 1893

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/4 x 18 1/4 in./32.3 x 46.4 cm This is Penfield's very first poster for Harper's, and, as such, is incredibly rare.

Lot: 540 - Harper's / September. 1893

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 x 18 3/8 in./30.5 x 46 cm Rare!

Lot: 541 - Harper's / October. 1893

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 1/4 x 16 1/4 in./28.6 x 41.3 cm (dog, string)

Lot: 542 - Harper's / April. 1894

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in./31.6 x 44.5 cm This incredibly rare Penfield design for Harper's does not appear in any references!

Lot: 543 - Harper's / May. 1894

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 7/8 x 16 in./32.6 x 40.7 cm

Lot: 544 - Harper's / October. 1894

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 13 x 17 1/2 in./33 x 44.5 cm (bicycle, bike)

Lot: 545 - Harper's / Christmas. 1894

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 1/8 x 17 5/8 in./30.8 x 44.8 cm (cat)

Lot: 546 - Harper's / March. 1895

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 1/2 x 18 in./31.6 x 45.7 cm

Lot: 547 - Harper's / June. 1895

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 5/8 x 18 1/8 in./32 x 46 cm

Lot: 548 - Harper's / August. 1895

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 3/4 x 18 1/2 in./29.7 x 47 cm

Lot: 549 - Harper's / November. 1895

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 1/2 x 15 7/8 in./29.2 x 40.3 cm

Lot: 550 - Harper's / January. 1896

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 7/8 x 16 7/8 in./27.6 x 43 cm

Lot: 551 - Harper's / April. 1896

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/4 x 17 1/2 in./32.2 x 44.5 cm

Lot: 552 - Harper's / May. 1896

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 7/8 x 17 3/4 in./30.2 x 45 cm (cat)

Lot: 553 - Harper's / January. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 13 1/4 x 18 1/8 in./33.7 x 46 cm This is considered a self-portrait by Penfield.

Lot: 554 - Harper's / March. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 18 3/4 x 13 3/4 in./47.6 x 34.8 cm

Lot: 555 - Harper's / May. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 13 x 18 1/4 in./33 x 46.3 cm (dog)

Lot: 556 - Harper's / June. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 18 1/8 x 13 3/4 in./46 x 35 cm (dog)

Lot: 557 - Harper's / July. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 19 x 13 5/8 in./48.2 x 34.7 cm Penfield married on May 16, 1867. The next day, the couple sailed to Europe on their honeymoon, accompanied by Major Walker, his father-in-law, seen here with his wife Jennie.

Lot: 558 - Harper's / August. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 13 x 18 1/4 in./33 x 46.3 cm

Lot: 559 - Harper's / September. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 18 x 13 1/8 in./45.8 x 33.3 cm (horse)

Lot: 560 - Harper's / October. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 14 x 19 1/8 in./35.6 x 48.6 cm

Lot: 561 - Harper's / Christmas. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/4 x 18 1/2 in./32.3 x 47 cm (xmas)

Lot: 562 - Harper's / February. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 13 x 18 5/8 in./33 x 47.2 cm In this rare color variant, the man's suit is green. (cat)

Lot: 563 - Harper's / April. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 9 3/8 x 15 3/4 in./23.7 x 40 cm (golf)

Lot: 564 - Harper's / May. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 9 x 15 1/2 in./22.8 x 39.3 cm (bird)

Lot: 565 - Harper's / August. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 x 12 1/2 in./25.4 x 31.7 cm

Lot: 566 - Harper's / September. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 1/4 x 13 1/8 in./28.6 x 33.2 cm (golf)

Lot: 567 - Harper's / October. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 11 5/8 x 16 1/2 in./29.5 x 42 cm (horse )

Lot: 568 - Harper's / November. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 17 3/4 x 10 3/4 in./45 x 27.2 cm

Lot: 569 - Harper's / March. 1899

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 1/4 x 15 in./26 x 38 cm (horse)

Lot: 570 - Harper's / April. 1899

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 8 5/8 x 9 3/4 in./22 x 24.8 cm

Lot: 571 - Harper's / July. 1899

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in./31.5 x 24.3 cm

Lot: 572 - Harper's / August. 1899

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 1/8 X 11 1/8 in./30.7 x 28.4 cm (horse )

Lot: 573 - The Evening Walk. ca. 1898

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/8 x 12 5/8 in./31.2 x 32.3 cm One of Penfield's favorite subjects was the companionship held between people and their dogs. Here, a distinguished gentleman takes his dog out for the evening walk. (dog)

Lot: 574 - English Society / Harper & Brothers. 1897

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 3/8 x 19 5/8 in./31.3 x 49.8 cm For a volume of sketches focusing on the Victorian lifestyle drawn from illustrator and novelist George De Maurier's work in Punch, as well as other sources, Penfield

Lot: 575 - Collier's / Sporting Number. 1901

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 1/4 x 14 3/4 in./26 x 37.5 cm This October 12th cover for Collier's featuring a Harvard football player shows off Penfield's All-American skill at its peak. (football, Harvard, ivy )

Lot: 576 - Collier's / March Twenty-third. 1901

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 1/2 x 14 5/8 in./26.7 x 37.3 cm In addition to his unmatched campaign for Harper's, Penfield also created a variety of covers and posters for other magazines. Here, he gives us a stately country

Lot: 577 - Collier's / The National Weekly. 1909

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 10 3/8 x 14 1/2 in./26.3 x 36.8 cm This handsome lacrosse player appears on the cover of the May 15, 1909 issue of Collier's. (lacrosse)

Lot: 578 - Galakton. 1895

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 12 1/4 x 18 1/2 in./31 x 47 cm In 1895, a trade magazine noted that Galakton formula was so popular that a new factory was being built to satisfy demand. Here, while the visuals imply that it is best for

Lot: 579 - Hart Schaffer & Marx / Fall Style Book. ca. 1911

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 19 1/2 x 28 1/2 in./49.3 x 72.2 cm The Fifth Avenue entrance to the New York Public Library seems to be the perfect spot to present the latest fall fashions brought to you by Hart Schaffner & Marx. (nyc,

Lot: 580 - Victory Girls. ca. 1918

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 21 3/4 x 27 1/2 in./55 x 69.8 cm While occasionally lacking a solid definition, a Victory Girl was typically a young woman or teenager who patriotically offered her services during the war. By World War II,

Lot: 581 - Greetings: Edward Penfield 1922–1923. 1922

Artist: EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) Size: 15 3/4 x 11 1/2 in./40 x 29.2 cm This seldom-seen image was created by Penfield as his annual holiday card.

Lot: 582 - Paris Vivant. ca. 1911

Artist: EDMOND M. PETITJEAN (1844-1925) Size: 42 1/8 x 58 1/2 in./107 x 148.5 cm La Lithographie Nouvelle, Asnières Paris Vivant was a short-lived humor magazine begun in 1883. Here, a Cappiello-esque redhead smirks and points to its amusing

Lot: 583 - Exposition Vallauris. 1955

Artist: PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) Size: 26 1/4 x 39 1/2 in./66.7 x 100.4 cm Arnera, Vallauris While hundreds of posters have appeared over the last century which use Picasso's work to announce an exhibition, only 53 of them were actually designed as

Lot: 584 - Cafés Cantenat. ca. 1900

Artist: EUGENE PIERY Size: 23 5/8 x 31 1/2 in./60 x 80 cm Imp. P. Vercasson, Paris Giving a subtle nod to some of the posters designed by Bouisset, this rare Art Nouveau design promotes a Bordeaux-based importer of coffee and chocolate. (chocolate,

Lot: 585 - Plages de France. 1930

Artist: MAX PONTY (1904-1972) Size: 24 3/8 x 38 3/4 in./61.8 x 98.4 cm This darling Deco design highlights three fashionable bathers dipping their feet into the water along the expansive French coastline. The poster was created in order to promote

Lot: 586 - Century Cook Book. 1897

Artist: EDWARD HENRY POTTHAST (1857-1927) Size: 12 1/4 x 17 1/2 in./31 x 44.2 cm G. H. Buek, NY While the poster notes that Mary Ronald's Century Cookbook "takes the place of all other cookbooks," and that it includes "photographic reproductions of

Lot: 587 - Le Journal / Elles Vont a l'Amour. ca. 1890

Artist: FRANCISQUE POULBOT (1879-1946) Size: 47 x 63 in./119.5 x 160 cm Imp. Daudé Frères, Paris Drawing graphic influence from Lautrec, Ibels, and Steinlen, Poulbot presents a host of women flooding the streets in promotion of Sales's

Lot: 588 - The Gay Parisienne. ca. 1896

Artist: JULIUS MENDES PRICE (1857-1924) Size: 19 1/4 x 26 3/4 in./48.8 x 68 cm Waterlow & Sons, London A well-received, two-act musical comedy, The Gay Parisienne revolves around the double life of Mr. Honeycomb. Taking place during the Edwardian

Lot: 589 - Moderni Francojz Sku Umeni. 1902

Artist: JAN PREISLER (1872-1918) Size: 28 1/2 x 43 in./72.3 x 109.2 cm Unie, Prague Founded in Prague in 1887, the Manes Association of Fine Arts hosted many significant international art exhibitions both before and after World War I, most of them

Lot: 590 - Free a Man to Fight. 1943

Artist: LESLIE RAGAN (1897-1972) Size: 19 3/4 x 27 7/8 in./50.3 x 70.8 cm Brett Lithographing Company While Ragan's best work was created in promotion of travel aboard the New York Central System (see following Lot), here he advertises the many jobs

Lot: 591 - New York Central System / West Point. 1952

Artist: LESLIE RAGAN (1897-1972) Size: 26 3/4 x 41 3/8 in./68 x 105 cm Overlooking the Hudson River, West Point has been the most prestigious military academy in America since the early 1800s. Here, Ragan turns it into a scenic point of interest

Lot: 592 - Fayer Travestis. ca. 1920

Artist: RAIMON Size: 14 x 19 3/4 in./35.6 x 49.6 cm Literally meaning "disguised," "travesti" was a French theatrical term referring to the portrayal of a character by a performer of the opposite sex, evolving into the words 'travesty' and

Lot: 593 - Duque's Dancing. ca. 1920

Artist: ARMAND RAPEÑO (1858-?) Size: 31 1/2 x 47 1/4 in./80 x 120.1 cm Imp. Devambez, Paris The nameless "Duke" behind this production at the Coliseum is supposedly responsible for "the most brilliant parties, the most sumptuous galas, and the

Lot: 594 - DSB. 1937

Artist: AAGE RASMUSSEN (1913-1975) Size: 24 1/8 x 38 7/8 in./61 x 98.8 cm Andreasen & Lachman (Copenhagen) A powerful, Cassandre-inspired design for the Danish State Railway: out of a misty night, a red train comes toward the viewer, haloed by a red

Lot: 595 - Salon des Cent / February 1896. 1896

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

Lot: 596 - Wiener Rundschau. ca. 1896

Artist: HEINRICH RAUCHINGER (1858-1945) Size: 24 3/4 x 37 1/2 in./63 x 95.2 cm J. Weiner, Wien Although best known for his romantic portraiture, Rauchinger here gives us a composition steeped in the Secessionist aesthetic of mosaics and organic

Lot: 597 - Marigny-Théâtre / Marigny-Revue. 1905

Artist: GEORGES REDON (1869-1943) Size: 37 1/4 x 51 1/4 in./94.7 x 130.4 cm Imp. Minot, Paris You can still find Paris's Théâtre Marigny in the parks directly to the east of the Arc du Triomphe, right where it was built in 1883 as a home

Lot: 598 - Scala / La Tournée des Grands Ducs. 1906

Artist: GEORGES REDON (1869-1943) Size: 37 1/8 x 50 7/8 in./94.3 x 129.3 cm Imp. J. Minot, Paris While little is known about the show itself, the expression "tour of the Grand Dukes" was popular in the late 19th century, and referred to wealthy

Lot: 599 - Batsheva Dance Company. 1963

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 26 1/2 x 39 in./67.4 x 99 cm Israel's leading graphic artist, Reisinger has gained worldwide recognition for his paintings and logos, as well as his posters. "It was this Japanese ballet company, named 'Cherry

Lot: 600 - Tel Aviv International Trade Fair. 1964

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 26 7/8 x 39 in./68.2 x 99 cm United Artists, Israel Due to Tel Aviv's strategic location between the East and West, it easily became a major player in the international trade fair circuit. This poster announces

Lot: 601 - West Side Story. 1964

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 1/4 x 39 1/8 in./69.4 x 99.5 cm Giora Godik is one of the more famous theatrical figures in Israel, credited with bringing the art of musical theater - most especially musical comedies - to the country. This

Lot: 602 - El Al: 4 Posters. 1968-1972

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: Each: 19 1/4 x 27 in./49 x 68.8 cm Reisinger designed the logo for El Al, and produced numerous screenprinted posters for the Israeli national airline. Here, Reisinger deploys some of the most clever designs

Lot: 603 - El Al / Rainboeing the Skies. 1971

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 22 1/2 x 35 1/4 in./57.2 x 89.6 cm Another simple yet catchy design by Reisinger for El Al Airlines. This time, the poster promotes the introduction of Boeing 747s to the fleet. (aviation, judaica, gay)

Lot: 604 - Somerfin Passenger Lines. 1966

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 26 x 38 3/4 in./66 x 98.4 cm Bursting with Mad Men-era style, this poster promotes passenger and car ferry service between Haifa and Piraeus. (auto, ship, judaica)

Lot: 605 - Dan Reisinger / Israel Museum. 1976

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 x 39 in./68.5 x 99 cm This richly-hued silkscreen composition announces the artist's solo exhibition at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. (judaica )

Lot: 606 - 13th Maccabiah Games. 1989

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 x 38 1/2 in./68.7 x 97.8 cm First held in 1932, the Maccabiah Games are basically the Jewish Olympics, featuring Jewish athletes from around the world as well as Israelis of all denominations. This is one of

Lot: 607 - China International Art & Design Expo. 1999

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 5/8 x 39 1/2 in./70 x 100.3 cm A beautifully abstract design, this poster was the official announcement for the 1999 International Art and Design Expo in Shanghai. (judaica)

Lot: 608 - Women's World Cup. 2007

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 3/8 x 39 3/8 in./69.6 x 100 cm This award-winning design was created in celebration of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup, held in China. It is hand-signed by the artist. (sports, soccer)

Lot: 609 - Fukushima. 2011

Artist: DAN REISINGER (1934- ) Size: 27 3/8 x 39 3/8 in./69.6 x 100 cm Shortly after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011, Reisinger created this benefit poster merging the nuclear warning symbol with the basic accessories of Japanese

Lot: 610 - The Century / Christmas Number. 1894

Artist: LOUIS J. RHEAD (1858-1926) Size: 13 x 19 1/4 in./33 x 49 cm Throughout Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, it would not be uncommon for the ultra-wealthy to feast upon peacock at Christmas and other special events. That archaic tradition

Lot: 611 - The Quartier Latin. 1899

Artist: LOUIS J. RHEAD (1858-1926) Size: 15 1/2 x 22 3/4 in./39.2 x 57.8 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris The Quartier Latin was the literary arts magazine for young British and American expats in Belle Époque Paris, featuring contributors such as Jack B.

Lot: 612 - Biere Marx. ca. 1925

Artist: RIBET Size: 12 x 15 3/4 in./30.5 x 40 cm Based in Marseille, Marx was a regional brewery. Perhaps the reason why there is no evidence of this design by Ribet ever being published is that the company's logo was a rooster, not an

Lot: 613 - Spa Orangina. ca. 1959

Artist: JACQUES RICHEZ (1918-1994) Size: 47 1/8 x 31 1/4 in./119.6 x 79.4 cm Imp. J.-E. Goosens, Bruxelles Perfectly encapsulating that Mad Men-era glamour, this sun-kissed beach scene promotes Orangina's line of diet soda.

Lot: 614 - The Seasons / Autumn. 1900

Artist: ALEJANDRO DE RIQUER (1856-1920) Size: 23 1/2 x 46 3/4 in./59.6 x 119 cm "In Spain, de Riquer has executed some charming decorative panels, which are worthy to rank with the best efforts of Mucha. The set representing the four seasons ...

Lot: 615 - L'Eclatante. 1895

Artist: MANUEL ROBBE (1872-1936) Size: 37 x 51 1/2 in./93.8 x 131 cm Imp. Bougerie, Paris Although known for producing numerous decorative prints in a bold, robust style with Impressionistic overtones, Robbe's posters are exceedingly rare and, as

Lot: 616 - Bitter Secrestat. 1935

Artist: ROBYS (ROBERT WOLFF, 1916-?) Size: 78 1/8 x 50 3/8 in./198.5 x 128 cm L. Marboeuf, Paris A dynamic design for a beverage claiming to be the oldest form of Gentian mixer. (alcohol)

Lot: 617 - Cunard Line / Franconia. 1932

Artist: ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957) Size: 24 1/2 x 39 3/4 in./62 x 101 cm Advertising a specific departure date of January 23rd, this atmospheric depiction of an exotic port at sunset romanticizes the idea of a round-the-world cruise aboard the

Lot: 618 - Cunard Line / New York to London. ca. 1914

Artist: ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957) Size: 24 3/8 x 40 in./61.8 x 101.8 cm Turner & Dunnett, Liverpool Opened in 1906, Fishguard Harbour in Wales was a man-made breakwater that also served as a dock for many transatlantic ships. Here, a Cunard vessel

Lot: 619 - Cunard to Europe / Berengaria. 1921

Artist: ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957) Size: 24 3/8 x 40 in./61.9 x 101.5 cm Turner & Dunnett, Liverpool The Berengaria began its life in 1912 under the name SS Imperator for the Hamburg America Line. After World War I, it was seized by the Allies and

Lot: 620 - Cunard Line / Largest, Fastest. ca. 1917

Artist: ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957) Size: 23 3/8 x 39 3/4 in./59.2 x 100.8 cm Turner & Dunnett, Liverpool Unlike the previous designs by Rosenvinge for Cunard in which a ship is front and center, this poster emphasizes text stating that the line is

Lot: 621 - Merce Cunningham. 1970

Artist: NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE (1930-2002) Size: 29 1/4 x 45 3/4 in./74.2 x 116.3 cm St. Martin, Paris Known for her whimsical, Modern sculptures, Saint Phalle created a vibrant, lively design for the June performances of dance legends Merce

Lot: 622 - Rasurel. ca. 1930

Artist: M.S. DE ST. MARC Size: 23 3/4 x 31 1/2 in./60.3 x 79.8 cm Affiches Gaillard, Paris While perhaps best known through the five posters for the brand by Cappiello, Docteur Rasurel would continue making hygienic undergarments well into the 20th

Lot: 623 - Le Socialisme. ca. 1981

Artist: RAYMOND SAVIGNAC (1907-2002) Size: 24 5/8 x 19 1/2 in./62.5 x 49.7 cm This humorous little design likens socialism to a flat tire, and asks that those considering it should rejoin the Republican Party instead. Hand-signed by the artist.

Lot: 624 - Odeon Casino. 1911

Artist: WALTER SCHNACKENBERG (1880-1961) Size: 35 3/4 x 47 3/4 in./90.7 x 121.3 cm Dr. C. Wolf und Sohn, München Schnackenberg often referred to his posters as "suggestive dreams" - and this design in particular exudes an otherworldly glamour,

Lot: 625 - Peter Pathe / Maria Hagen. 1918

Artist: WALTER SCHNACKENBERG (1880-1961) Size: 35 1/2 x 48 5/8 in./90.2 x 123.5 cm O. Consée, München Schnackenberg came from the generation of German artists who valued color and simplicity when creating a design. By placing figures in

Lot: 626 - Odeon Casino. 1912

Artist: WALTER SCHNACKENBERG (1880-1961) Size: 34 1/4 x 45 in./87 x 114.3 cm Consée, München One of Schnackenberg's finest creations, this couple exudes Art Deco style and sensuality. However, there is also something distinctly Germanic

Lot: 627 - Schnackenberg: Kostume/Plakate und Dekorationen,

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 10 1/4 x 13 1/4 in./26 x 33.6 cm Published by Musarion Verlag, München. This is the only known book to date that focuses exclusively on the works of the great German artist, displaying the spectacular sweep

Lot: 628 - Ballet und Pantomime, by Walter Schnackenberg.

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 15 5/8 x 20 1/2 in./39.6 x 52.2 cm Published by Georg Müller Verlag, München The complete portfolio of twenty-two plates, loose in hardcover binding. Nowhere is Schnackenberg's theatrical phantasmagoria

Lot: 629 - Ceylon-Tee-Stube. ca. 1910

Artist: HARRY SCHULTZ (1874-?) Size: 23 7/8 x 34 1/4 in./60.6 x 87 cm Vereinigte Druckereien & Kunstanstalten, München Rather than focus on the actual establishment, this rare, somber-hued image shows the great lengths to which the Walther

Lot: 630 - Comoedia. 1922

Artist: WILLIAM SAMUEL SCHWARTZ (1896-1977) Size: 40 3/8 x 61 in./102.5 x 155 cm Known for his colorful use of Symbolism, Schwartz's work almost exclusively exists in America, making this Dutch two-sheet poster for a theater a rare example from his

Lot: 631 - Hamburg-Amerika Linie. ca. 1903

Artist: FELIX SCHWORMSTÄDT (18700-1938) Size: 27 x 41 in./68.4 x 104.4 cm O. Troitzsch, Berlin Established in 1847, Hamburg America Line grew to be one of the largest passenger fleets in the world, with service extending from the Arctic to the

Lot: 632 - New York Sunday World. 1896

Artist: GEORGE FREDERICK SCOTSON-CLARK (1873-?) Size: 11 3/4 x 17 7/8 in./30 x 45.4 cm The New York Sunday World was the weekend edition of the New York World newspaper, featuring cartoons, short stories, and essays: "more instructive than 50

Lot: 633 - Scala / A Fleur de Peau. ca. 1904

Artist: SEM (Georges Goursat, 1863-1934) Size: 31 7/8 x 47 in./60.7 x 119.3 cm Affiches Devers, Paris Reminiscent of Cappiello's early work, this delightful Sem design announces a comedic revue at the Scala music-hall with a title that translates

Lot: 634 - La Chaine. ca. 1931

Artist: SEPO (Severo Pozzati, 1895-1983) Size: 39 1/8 x 59 1/8 in./99.2 x 150 cm Affiches Dorland, Paris This handsome Art Deco design advertises a brand of thread known as "The Chain."

Lot: 635 - Spoleto 1965 / Festival of Two Worlds. 1965

Artist: BEN SHAHN (1898-1969) Size: 27 5/8 x 39 1/2 in./70 x 100.4 cm Istituto Grafico, Tiberino For the eighth annual Spoleto Festival, the famed convocation of musical, dramatic, and artistic talent in Italy each summer, attention would focus on

Lot: 636 - Jim Crow is His Enemy. 1948

Artist: SYMEON SHIMIN (1902-1984) Size: 30 1/8 x 46 in./76.6 x 116.8 cm After serving as the Vice President under Franklin Roosevelt, Henry Wallace left the Democratic Party to run under the newly-formed Progressive Party banner against Truman and

Lot: 637 - See India. 1940

Artist: JOBHA SINGH Size: 25 3/8 x 40 1/8 in./64.3 x 102 cm Calcutta Chromotype One of the most beautiful travel posters for India we've seen, this lovely design focuses on the Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati. Dedicated to the Mother Goddess of the same

Lot: 638 - Compagnie Française des Chocolats et des

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 23 x 31 1/2 in./58.4 x 80.2 cm Imp. Courmont Frères, Paris In one of Steinlen's most tender posters, we are offered an intimate peak into his private life. Using his wife Emilie and

Lot: 639 - Lait pur Stérilisé. 1896

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 38 3/8 x 54 3/8 in./98.3 x 138 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris All the warmth, humanity, and affection for which Steinlen is so loved comes through gloriously in this poster for the

Lot: 640 - Affiches Charles Verneau. "La Rue." 1896

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 118 x 92 1/4 in./300 x 234.3 cm Imp. Charles Verneau, Paris "One of Steinlen's finest lithographic achievements was a huge, six-sheet poster for Affiches Charles Verneau. The bustling

Lot: 641 - Vernet-les-Bains. 1896

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 39 x 55 3/4 in./98.8 x 141.5 cm Imp. Edw. Ancourt, Paris A rare Steinlen travel poster for a resort in the Eastern Pyrénées, complete with a full description of available

Lot: 642 - Cocorico. 1899

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 38 3/8 x 54 3/8 in./97.5 x 138 cm Imp. Charle Verneau, Paris The word "Cocorico” is the French equivalent to cock-a-doodle-do, making it rather unnecessary to show the entire word as

Lot: 643 - Femme avec Châle. ca. 1918

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 18 x 23 5/8 in./45.7 x 60 cm From arresting to alluring, charming to despondent, Steinlen created countless portraits of women in all manner of moods throughout his career. Here we see

Lot: 644 - Französische Kunstausstellung zu Krefeld.

Artist: THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (1859-1923) Size: 21 3/4 x 37 5/8 in./55.4 x 88 cm Imp. Eugene Verneau, Paris A charcoal-style drawing of a woman holding red flower heads a poster inviting us–in German–to an exhibition of French

Lot: 645 - Two Encounters. 1932

Artist: STENBERG BROTHERS (Vladimir, 1899-1982; Georgi, 1900-1933) Size: 41 1/8 x 55 1/4 in./104.4 x 140.3 cm This maquette was previously exhibited as part of the Museum of Modern Art's 1997 exhibition, "Stenberg Brothers: Constructing a

Lot: 646 - Ship Aground. 1927

Artist: STENBERG BROTHERS (Vladimir, 1899-1982; Georgi, 1900-1933) Size: 28 1/2 x 42 1/2 in./72.5 x 108 cm Originally released in the USA under the title The Isle of Hope, this film follows a treasure-seeking sailor stranded on a deserted island

Lot: 647 - Epping Forest. 1922

Artist: NANCY SMITH Size: 24 3/8 x 39 1/4 in./62 x 100 cm Vincent Brooks Day & Son, London Epping Forest, on the border between London and Essex, is an ancient woodland. Once the exclusive hunting grounds of the Tudor royal family, it was bequeathed

Lot: 648 - Excelsior. ca. 1930

Artist: JACQUES SOGNO Size: 46 3/8 x 62 7/8 in./117.6 x 159.7 cm Imp. Goossens, Lille Flying off the page by way of color-coded arms, we are greeted by the four types of Excelsior beer made in Lille. (alcohol, beer)

Lot: 649 - MAB. ca. 1895

Artist: M. STÉPHANE Size: 63 x 46 3/8 in./160 x 117.5 cm Eugene Verneau, Paris M. Stéphane's rare, brilliant, and futuristic design elevates the humble ball bearing to its rightful place: ball bearings, in fact, are the spheres upon which

Lot: 650 - Ausstellung der Freien Vereinigung Duesseldorfer

Artist: MAX STERN (1872-1943) Size: 33 3/8 x 25 1/2 in./85 x 64.6 cm A. Bagel, Düsseldorf One of the first Secessionist groups in Germany, the Free Düsseldorf Artist's Association broke away from the city's Art Academy to bring a new kind

Lot: 651 - Graubünden. 1927

Artist: EDUARD STIEFEL (1875-1967) Size: 25 1/8 x 40 1/4 in./64 x 102 cm Fretz, Zürich More commonly referred to in English as Grisons, Graubünden is Switzerland's most mountainous region, noted in this poster as being the "land of 150

Lot: 652 - Ost-Asien. 1934

Artist: NIKLAUS STOECKLIN (1896-1982) Size: 35 3/4 x 50 in./91 x127 cm W. Wassermann, Basel Curated by Paul B. Barth and Numa Donzé, this East Asian exhibition featured Japanese woodblock prints, theater posters, and Buddhist sculpture.

Lot: 653 - Montmartre. ca. 1910

Artist: ANGE SUPPARO (1870-1948) Size: 47 x 63 1/4 in./119.5 x 160.7 cm Publicité Wall, Paris Written by Pierre Frondaie, Montmartre is a play dealing with the flamboyant and thrilling lives of various characters populating that area of Paris.

Lot: 654 - Absinthinette. 1895

Artist: ÉMILE TABOURET (1850-1927) Size: 35 1/2 x 49 in./89.5 x 124.6 cm Imp. E. Delanchy, Paris First formulated around 1890, Absinthinette was an alcohol-free, powdered absinthe which one could add to water for a refreshing drink. Here,

Lot: 655 - Harrow Weald. 1915

Artist: EMILIO CAMILIO LEOPOLDO TAFANI (1885-1963) Size: 19 x 29 in./48.2 x 73.6 cm Ernest Nister, London From 1915 to 1920, Tafani designed posters for the London Underground, each featuring painterly interpretations of flora and fauna. Here, he

Lot: 656 - Cachou Lajaunie. ca. 1900

Artist: FRANCISCO TAMAGNO (1851-1933) Size: 38 1/2 x 51 1/4 in./97.8 x 180.3 cm Imp. B. Sirven, Toulouse-Paris Created for the same product as advertised in Cappiello's iconic poster (see Lot 244), "Tamagno shows here ... great technical virtuosity,

Lot: 657 - Chemins de Fer de l'Est. 1929

Artist: THEODORO (THÉODORE PFEIFER, 1896-1973) Size: 24 7/8 x 39 3/8 in./63 x 100 cm Imp. C. Courtois, Paris This marvelous Art Deco design superimposes the Chemins de fer de l'Est's dual routes on top of a powerful image of a train against the

Lot: 658 - Semaine d'Aviation de Lyon. 1910

Artist: CHARLES TICHON Size: 47 1/8 x 62 3/8 in./119.7 x 158.5 cm Imp. Emile Pécaud, Paris Just six-and-a-half years after the Wright Brothers first achieved flight, this Great Aviation Week in Lyon "took place in front of one hundred thousand

Lot: 659 - York. 1939

Artist: HARRY TITTENSOR (1887-1942) Size: 24 3/4 x 39 3/8 in./63 x 100.2 cm Ben Johnson, York Tittensor produced a variety of posters for the LNER, most of which showcase the architectural beauty of a given destination. Here, he has an exquisite eye

Lot: 660 - L'Artisan Moderne. 1894

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 24 1/2 x 35 in./62.2 x 89 cm Imp. Bourgerie, Paris Lautrec's friend André Marty was a publisher and dealer in graphic arts, and also the founder of a chain of interior decorating shops that he

Lot: 661 - Babylone d'Allemagne. 1894

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 34 1/2 x 48 5/8 in./87.8 x 123.5 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris The subject is a book exposing the decadence of Berlin society, written by Lautrec's friend Victor Joze. His poster "focuses the spectator's

Lot: 662 - Moulin Rouge / La Goulue. 1891

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 48 7/8 x 67 1/4 in./121.6 x 171 cm Ch. Levy, Paris Both Lautrec's first poster as well as his first lithograph, the Moulin Rouge design marked not only a new direction for the artist, but for art

Lot: 663 - La Revue Blanche 1895

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 35 x 50 in./89 x 127 cm Imp. Edw. Ancourt, Paris "This official poster for La Revue Blanche is considered by many to be Lautrec's strongest individual work. In it, using a combination of economical

Lot: 664 - May Milton. 1895

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 23 3/4 x 31 in./60.4 x 78.6 cm According to Adriani, "May Milton was an English dancer with a pale, serious face and strong chin who appeared at the Moulin Rouge.” Toulouse-Lautrec is almost

Lot: 665 - Elles 1896.

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 17 7/8 x 23/14 in./45.4 x 59 cm One of the great collections in modern printmaking, Tolouse-Lautrec's Elles portfolio "has been interpreted as a chronicle of the daily lives of lesbians involved

Lot: 666 - The Ault & Wiborg Co. 1896

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 12 5/8 x 18 1/4 in./32 x 46.3 cm Courier Lithographic Co., Buffalo (not shown) Lautrec's smallest poster is also the only one executed by him on zinc plates and the only one printed in the United

Lot: 667 -  Le Suisse: Menu du Diner du 22 Decembre

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 12 3/4 x 17 1/4 in./32.4 x 41.2 cm "This menu was designed for a great carousal on December 22, 1896, probably another stag party — this time, no doubt, that of Georges Lasseree, who is shown

Lot: 668 - Napoleon. 1895

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 18 1/8 x 24 3/4 in./46 x 62.8 cm "In the summer of 1895 a competition was held by the art-dealers Boussard, Valadon et Cie. for a poster to advertise a biography of Napoleon by William Milligan

Lot: 669 - La Dépêche / Le Tocsin. 1895

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 16 5/8 x 22 in./42.4 x 55.9 cm Imp. Cascan, Toulouse Advertising a serialized novel in the Toulouse-based paper La Dépêche, this image shows a ghostly woman followed down a deserted

Lot: 670 - L'Oeuvre / La Gage. 1897

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 11 x 14 3/4 in./27.8 x 37.5 cm Grand Imprimerie Centrale, Paris Used to promote a production of Ibsen's Rosmersholm as well as Frantz Jourdain's comedy Le Gage (The Guarantee) -- both at the

Lot: 671 - Le Pendu. 1895

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 21 1/2 x 29 3/8 in./54.6 x 74.6 cm Lautrec's most arresting poster was commissioned for his hometown newspaper, to publicize Les Drames de Toulouse, a novelized account of three sensational

Lot: 672 - Theatre Aristide Bruant. 1893

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 23 3/8 x 32 3/8 in./59.5 x 82.2 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Never-before-seen in this before-letters stage, there exist three textual variants of this poster: the first announces the opening of his new

Lot: 673 - Ambassadeurs / Aristide Bruant. ca. 1892

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 in./34.3 x 47 cm "The Montmartre chansonnier turned restauranteur, Aristide Bruant, was a strong, imposing personality, and in the several posters of him Toulouse-Lautrec conveys

Lot: 674 - Cycle Michael. 1896

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 48 1/2 x 33 7/8 in./123 x 86 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Lautrec's improper drawing of the chain resulted in this design being rejected. Therefore, he did the only sensible thing and ran off 200 copies at

Lot: 675 - Au Bal des Etudiants. 1901

Artist: HENRI DE TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (1864-1901) Size: 14 3/8 x 21 7/8 in./36.5 x 52.8 cm Designed merely a few months before his death, this is Lautrec's last poster. At the time, he was living in Bordeaux, where this Students' Ball was to take

Lot: 676 - Phoscao. ca. 1931

Artist: MAUD TRUBE Size: 92 3/8 x 62 7/8 in./234.5 x 159.6 cm Imp. J. E. Goossens, Paris Best known for her darling children's book illustrations, Trube lends her talents to this two-sheet design promoting a hot chocolate beverage - perfect for

Lot: 677 - Cunard to Canada. ca. 1925

Artist: C. E. TURNER Size: 25 3/8 x 39 7/8 in./64.3 x 101.2 cm The incredible vantage point of this composition keeps us from identifying this Cunard vessel as one of three sister ships - either the Carinthis, the Carmania or the Franconia –

Lot: 678 - Disques Import Clementine. 1972

Artist: YVES VACARISAS Size: 24 x 31 3/8 in./60.8 x 79.6 cm Imp. Mazarine, Paris A masterful work of psychedelic design, this poster promotes a Parisian record shop specializing in imports. (record, phonograph, vinyl)

Lot: 679 - Spinelly. 1935

Artist: JEAN-DOMINIQUE VAN CAULAERT (1897-1979) Size: 47 x 62 7/8 in./119.4 x 159.6 cm M. Robineau, Paris Better known in graphic incarnations by Gesmar and Sem, Andrée Spinelly was a sharp-looking chanteuse most popular during the 1920s and

Lot: 680 - Bal a l'Opéra des Petits Lits Blancs. ca.

Artist: KEES VAN DONGEN (1877-1968) Size: 42 7/8 x 62 1/2 in./109 x 159 cm Imp. Françaises Réunis, Paris Primarily known as a painter, Van Dongen created a handful of posters, this being the absolute best of the bunch. His Expressionistic

Lot: 681 - Leert Vliegen. 1931

Artist: KEES VAN DER LAAN (1903-1983) Size: 43 7/8 x 31 3/4 in./111.3 x 80.8 cm Kühn & Zoon, Rotterdam A powerful, Futurist design enticing adventurous viewers to learn to fly at the National Aviation School in the Netherlands. This is the

Lot: 682 - Mistinguett / Féerie de Paris / Casino de

Artist: JEAN-DOMINIQUE VAN CAULAERT (1897-1979) Size: 15 3/8 x 22 7/8 in./39.2 x 58 cm Imp. Delattre, Paris "Féerie de Paris” was such a hit that the box office of the Casino de Paris had to be enlarged. The theme of the revue was a tour

Lot: 683 - L'Eclair. 1897

Artist: EUGENE VAVASSEUR (1863-1949) Size: 23 7/8 x 32 5/8 in./60.6 x 83 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris "‘L'Eclair' was an independent, politically oriented journal which devoted a lot of effort to advertising by means of posters and ... held one of the

Lot: 684 - Laurénol. 1898

Artist: MAURICE P. VERNEUIL (1869-1942) Size: 20 1/8 x 59 5/8 in./51.2 x 151.6 cm Imp. de Vaugirard, Paris Laurénol was an antiseptic of sorts, available in three varieties around the turn-of-the-century: no. 1, medical; no. 2, a disinfectant;

Lot: 685 - Jordaan Prinses. ca. 1922

Artist: CHARLES VERSCHUUREN, JR. (1899-1955) Size: 31 3/4 x 43 3/8 in./80.7 x 110.2 cm Kotting, Amsterdam Not much is known about the plot of this operetta by Max Gabriël as all of its contemporary reviews fail to summarize it. Instead, they

Lot: 686 - Bato. ca. 1920

Artist: CHARLES VERSCHUUREN, JR. (1899-1955) Size: 31 3/4 x 43 3/8 in./80.5 x 110 cm Kotting, Amsterdam There is a long graphic history of using overdrawn African characters to emphasize the blackness of a given shoe polish. Here, the trope is taken

Lot: 687 - Quo Vadis? ca. 1924

Artist: CHARLES VERSCHUUREN, JR. (1899-1955) Size: 31 1/2 x 43 1/2 in./80 x 110.6 cm Kotting, Amsterdam "Where are you going?" –announces this forcefully dramatic promotion for this sword-&-sandals epic. Over the course of 23 years, no fewer

Lot: 688 - Sports d'Hiver / France. 1954

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 24 3/8 x 39 1/4 in./62 x 99.7 cm Imp. Courbet, Paris A cross-hatching of skiers against a glacier-blue wintery landscape is so inviting that all the promotional text in this poster almost seems superfluous

Lot: 689 - Frigidaire. 1956

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 61 5/8 x 45 in./156.5 x 114.3 cm PEMA, Paris Owned by General Motors, Frigidaire was such a well-known and popular brand that all refrigerators were commonly referred to by its name. Villemot would create

Lot: 690 - Perrier. ca. 1980

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 22 5/8 x 17 1/4 in./57.3 x 44 cm Lalande-Courbet, Paris (not shown) "From 1971 to 1989, Villemot signed his name to no less than one poster per year for Perrier" (Bon Salle, p. 215). Here, he turns two

Lot: 691 - Bally. 1962

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 45 7/8 x 63 1/4 in./116.4 x 160.6 cm Imp. I.P.A., Champigny In Villemot's most delicate and sophisticated design for Bally, a lithe blonde in an implied little black dress slips on her pink Bally flats for

Lot: 692 - Bally. 1989

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 47 1/2 x 68 3/4 in./120.5 x 174.7 cm Imp. Karcher, Paris Villemot created many posters and advertising images for Bally. Here, he gives us a flirtatious slip of a girl bouncing the world off the back of her

Lot: 693 - Bally. 1986

Artist: BERNARD VILLEMOT (1911-1989) Size: 45 1/8 x 61 5/8 in./114.5 x 156.8 cm This image was frequently paired with one of a woman mirroring this man's position while showing off her Ballys.

Lot: 694 - Menu: Artwork & Ephemera. ca. 1900

Artist: JACQUES VILLON (1875-1963) Size: 19 1/4 x 22 in./49 x 55.8 cm This incredible collection perfectly captures an artist's vision from creation to execution. The most important piece in this Lot, of course, is the original drawing by Villon -

Lot: 695 - Week-End Cigarettes. ca. 1910

Artist: RENÉ VINCENT (1879-1936) Size: 10 7/8 x 14 5/8 in./27.5 x 36.5 cm Imp. Dardelet, Grenoble One of Vincent's signature naughty children is shown here including his week-end cigarettes as an essential part of his life of leisure - from

Lot: 696 - Loterie Nationale. ca. 1935

Artist: RENÉ VINCENT (1879-1936) Size: 47 x 62 3/8 in./119.2 x 158.4 cm Imp. Bedos, Paris As Vincent was one of the first French citizens to obtain a drivers license and to build a garage adjacent to his house, it is no surprise that this young

Lot: 697 - La Mouette. ca. 1920

Artist: RAOUL VION Size: 30 3/8 x 46 1/4 in./77.2 x 117.4 cm Publicité Wall, Paris Literally translating as "The Seagull," La Mouette is an anise-based aperitif. (alcohol)

Lot: 698 - Pan American / Alaska. ca. 1939

Artist: MARK VON ARENBURG Size: 27 x 40 3/8 in./68.5 x 102.5 cm The 1930s & 1940s were known as the Clipper era for Pan Am, shuttling passengers all over the world. Here, the lengthy flight to Alaska seems well worth it given its breathtaking

Lot: 699 - Nieder mit dem Bolschewismus. 1918

Artist: OTTO G.K. VON KURSELL (1884-1967) Size: 39 3/8 x 26 7/8 in./100 x 67.1 cm A student of Franz von Stuck, Kursell became a prominent political cartoonist during the First World War, frequently targeting Communists, Jews, and Russians. This is

Lot: 700 - Le Frou-Frou. 1900

Artist: WEILUC (Lucien-Henri Weil, 1873-1947) Size: 18 1/4 x 24 in./46.3 x 61 cm Le Frou-Frou was a satirical publication that ran from 1900 to the outbreak of World War I. As the name of the magazine would imply, we see a woman's uplifted skirt,

Lot: 701 - A Pleasant Trip to Germany. ca. 1935

Artist: JUPP WIERTZ (1881-1939) Size: 25 1/4 x 39 3/4 in./64.3 x 101 cm Reichsbahnzentrale für den Deutschen Reiseverkehr, Berlin Obviously intended for an American audience, this poster highlights a variety of transport options between New

Lot: 702 - International Hygiejne-Udstilling Dresden. 1911

Artist: FRANZ VON STUCK (1863-1928) Size: 27 3/4 x 36 in./70.5 x 91.5 cm A. Molling, Hannover Von Stuck's eye motif became so popular that this design was subsequently used for State Express cigarettes in 1912, for the Lustige Blätter, and for

Lot: 703 - Cacao Van Houten. 1893

Artist: ADOLPH L. WILLETTE (1857-1926) Size: 26 3/8 x 75 3/8 in./67 x 191.4 cm Lith. Belfond, Paris Founded in Amsterdam in 1828, Van Houten remains one of the largest hot chocolate brands in the world. In this two-sheet design, a

Lot: 704 - Kwatta. ca. 1930

Artist: ANDRE WILQUIN (1899-2000) Size: 46 x 61 1/2 in./117 x 156.7 cm H. et Cie, Paris Founded in 1913, Kwatta is a Belgian-owned Dutch brand of chocolate, currently produced under the Heinz umbrella. This bold composition juxtaposes a modern Deco

Lot: 705 - Boston Park Guide. 1895

Artist: CHARLES HERBERT WOODBURY (1867-1940) Size: 11 7/8 x 18 1/2 in./30.2 x 47.2 cm Starting his career as a journalist before turning to urban planning, Sylvester Baxter would become the first secretary of the Massachusetts Metropolitan Park

Lot: 706 - Buy War Bonds. 1942

Artist: N. C. WYETH (1882-1945) Size: 30 x 40 1/4 in./76.2 x 102.2 cm U.S. Gov't Printing Office, Washington, D.C. A no-nonsense World War II design commanding the viewer to invest in War Bonds. (wwii)

Lot: 707 - Moulin de la Galette. ca. 1895

Artist: YONI Size: 43 3/8 x 29 3/4 in./110.2 x 75.7 cm Imp. Draeger, Paris One of the rare windmills still located in Montmartre, the Moulin de la Galette was once one of the more celebrated dance and music halls of the Belle Epoque, most notably

Lot: 708 - Mistinguett. 1932

Artist: ZIG (Louis Gaudin, 1882-1936) Size: 62 1/8 x 46 1/8 in./157.7 x 117.2 cm Imp. H. Chachoin, Paris Despite being 59 at the time that this poster was made, Mistinguett appears as youthfully alluring as ever, glamorously clad in a

Lot: 709 - L'Image. 1896-1897

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 9 x 11 5/8 in/22.8 x 29.5 cm Published by H. Floury, Paris Devotees of the sparser, precision-oriented side of the lithographic arts are certain to appreciate the documentation contained within this 382-page tome

Lot: 710 - Affiches Illustrées 1886-1895, by Ernest

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 9 1/8 x 12 5/8 in./23 x 32 cm 256 pages, with 64 color reproductions, 102 in black-and-white. Limited, numbered edition of 1,025 copies. Probably the single most important reference work in the field of poster

Lot: 711 - Henri de Toulosue-Lautrec, by Gotthard Jedlicka.

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 8 5/8 x 11 1/8 in./21.8 x 28.2 cm Bruno Cassirer Verlag, Berlin This 400-page monograph, complete with 164 plates, features two original color lithographs by Lautrec. It is number 817 of 1000.

Lot: 712 - Ver Sacrum. 1898

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 11 5/8 x 11 3/4 in./29.5 x 30 cm Ver Sacrum (Sacred Spring) was the official organ of the Vereinigung Bildender Kunstler Oesterreichs, the group responsible for the Vienna Secession movement. It was published

Lot: 713 - Les Menus & Programmes Illustrés, by

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 9 3/8 x 12 5/8 in./23.9 x 32.2 cm Published by G. Boudet, Paris Explore the world of Parisian restaurant and theatrical graphics with the menus, business cards, invitations, programs and announcements contained

Lot: 714 - Les Programmes Illustrés, by Ernest Maindron.

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 in./25.7 x 32.4 cm Published by the Librairie Nilsson-Per Lamm, Paris A hardcover compendium presenting reproductions of some of the most beautiful menus, invitations, business cards, and

Lot: 715 - The Poster. 1898-1899.

Artist: BOOKS AND PERIODICALS Size: 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 in./19 x 25 cm Published by Hugh MacLeay, London A collection spanning the 1898-1899 issues of this important and lively journal. Poster lovers will delight not only in its profuse illustrations,

Lot: 716 - Le Rire. 1894-1908.

Artist: BOOKS & PERIODICALS Size: 9x11 7/8 in./22.5 x 30 cm Le Rire was a famous satirical weekly featuring cartoons and illustrations by many of the most famous artists of the day, including Toulouse-Lautrec, Cappiello, Hermann-Pauk, Jossot,

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