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|Palais de Glace (Poster)
Original Lithograph by Jules Cheret
|Palais de Glace Original Lithograph
Framed and Matted in Acid-Free Materials
|Signed in the Plate Left Center|
Original lithograph poster printed in colors on wove paper. Lifetime impression by Jules Cheret; printed as a supplement to the Courrier Francais. Titled Palais de Glace, the poster advertises a skating rink called Palais de Glace (the Ice Palace). Published in 1896 by Jules Chéret and printed at Impremiere Chaix (Atelier Chéret), Paris. (There is also a 4-foot high – 124 cm – version of this poster.) Signed in the plate “J Cheret” center left of the woman’s ribbon waistband. Reference: Lucy Broido, The Posters of Jules Cheret, 2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition, No. 371 (page 18).
– Title: Palais de Glace
– Artist: Jules Cheret (French, 1836-1932)
– Year of publication: 1896
– Sheet size: 22-1/4 inches H x 15-3/8 inches W (56.5 cm x 39.0 cm)
– Frame size: 31 inches H x 24 inches W (78.8 cm x 61.0 cm)
Mounted on linen. Framed in antique-finish gold molding with acid-free matting. Set behind a UV-resistant acrylic cover. Customary remnants of horizontal folder across center.