Folies Bergere

Folies Bergère Original Lithograph Folies Bergère Lithograph Framed and Matted
Folies Bergère Original Lithograph Folies Bergère Original 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.