|Folies Bergère Original Lithograph||Folies Bergère Lithograph Framed and Matted|
Original 1897 lithograph printed in colors on wove paper. Not signed. Transcribed from a poster advertising Matinee performances of the Folies Bergere. Colorful blue, red, yellow, metallic gold, and black ink.
The image was published in Les Programmes Illustrees des Theatres et des Cafe-Concerts, a collection of artwork original executed for theater programs and cafe concerts. The series was published in 1987 by Ernest Maindron; this plate was printed by Imprimerie F. Appel in Paris. The Folies Bergere was a popular revue theater at the edge of Montmartre and was famous for its decorations, costumes, and cabaret performances.
– Title: Folies Bergère, from Les Programmes Illustrees des Theatres et des Café-Concerts
– Year of publication: 1897
– Image size: 9-1/4 inches H x 6-1/2 inches W (23 cm x 16 cm)
– Sheet size: 12-1/2 inches H x 9-1/2 inches W (32 cm x 24 cm)
– Frame size: 17-1/2 inches H x 14-1/2 inches W (44 cm x 37 cm)
– Artist unkown
Only 1,025 copies of this image was produced. Many have not survived; many others have not survived in good condition. Examined apart from the frame and found to be in excellent condition.
Conservation framed in gold-leaf frame and finished with off-white linen matting and matching gold fillet. All materials are acid free. Set behind a UV-resistant acrylic cover.
Price is $395 USD. J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity for the piece. Free shipping to North America on this piece. Insurance included in shipping.