Reine de Joie Color Lithograph after
lithograph in colors on wove paper after Toulouse-Lautrec. A lifetime impression. Transcribed signature left edge below
center. 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 the monthly series 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
- Artist: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
- Title: Reine de Joie
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)
Conservation framed in elegant French style antiqued gold frame. Finished with creme linen matting
and gold fillet. All materials are archival and museum quality. Set behind a UV-resistant acrylic cover. Framed
size is 19-3/4 inches H x 16-1/2 inches W (50.1 cm x 41.9 cm).
Price is $2,400 USD.
J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity to the buyer. Free shipping to North America on this
piece. Please contact us
for shipping to Europe. Insurance included in shipping.