|Reine de Joie Lithograph
|Framed and Matted Reine de Joie
Lithograph after Toulouse-Lautrec
Original lithograph in colors on wove paper after Toulouse-Lautrec. A lifetime impression printed in 1896. A fine example in olive, red, yellow, and black. Transcribed in 1896 from Lautrec’s 1892 full size poster designed to publicize a notorious novel by Victor Joze, titled Reine de joie, moeurs du demi-monde. In this scene, the gold-digging heroine, Helene Roland plants a kiss on the fat banker, Olizac. This image was published in Les Affiches Illustrees, a collection of small format poster images for collectors.
The series was published in 1896 by Ernest Maindron and printed by Imprimerie Eugene Verneau in Paris. Edition Size is 1,050. Many of these have not survived in as good condition as this one; many have not survived at all.
– Title: Reine de Joie
– Artist: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (after) (French, 1864-1901)
– Year of publication: 1896
– Image size: 9-1/4 inches H x 6-1/4 inches W (23 cm x 16 cm)
– Sheet size: 12-1/2 inches H x 8-3/4 inches W (32 cm x 22 cm)
– Frame size: 19-3/4 inches H x 16-1/2 inches W (50.1 cm x 41.9 cm)
Conservation framed in elegant French style antiqued gold-finish frame. Complemented with creme linen matting and gold fillet. All materials are acid free. Set behind a UV-resistant acrylic cover.
Price is $2,200 USD. J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity to the buyer. Free shipping to North America on this piece. Insurance included in shipping.