The Complete "Masters of the Poster": All 256 Color Plates from "Les Maitres De L'Affiche" (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

The Complete "Masters of the Poster": All 256 Color Plates from "Les Maitres De L'Affiche" (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

Stanley Appelbaum

Language: English

Pages: 52

ISBN: 2:00188793

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

The most famous artistic compilation ever made of the great age of the poster, featuring works by nearly 100 artists, among them Cheret, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Mucha, Beardsley, Parrish, Grasset, Penfield, Steinlen, many more. Full color, large format, one poster per page, extensive documentation.

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Publisher’s Note for further details. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data The Complete “Masters of the poster”: all 256 color plates from “les Maitres de l’affiche” / edited by Hayward and Blanche Cirker. p. cm. — (Dover pictorial archive series) 9780486134581 1. Posters—19th century—Catalogs. 2. Decoration and ornament—Art Nouveau—Catalogs. I. Cirker, Hayward. II. Cirker, Blanche. III. Maîtres de l’affiche. IV Series. NC1845.A7C6 1990 741.6’74’09034—dc20 89-29839 CIP

Poiré, renowned caricaturist and illustrator, influenced by Busch and Oberländer, born in Moscow, used Russian word for pencil (karandásh) as nom de plume; excelled in military subjects; contributor to Le Figaro, La Caricature, etc; creator of puppets and cabaret puppet shows. WILLIAM CARQUEVILLE (American; born 1871): Plates 44, 132 Chiefly known for his posters for Lippincott’s. HENDRICK CASSIERS (Belgian; 1858–1944): Plate 228 Painter and printmaker; spent much time in Holland; specialized

(French; 1859–1900): Plates 75, 179, 195, 235. Cartoonist and printmaker; friend of Willette; drew for the press. JOSEF SATTLER (German, 1867–1931): Plate 67 Prolific illustrator and etcher; did many drawings and watercolors; worked for magazine Pan from 1895 to 1897 CARLOS SCHWABE (German, naturalized Swiss; 1866–1926): Plate 74. Painter, printmaker, wallpaper designer, illustrator THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN (Swiss, naturalized French; 1859–1923): Plates 34, 46, 95, 134, 170, 190, bonus

133 Jules Chéret 134 Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen 135 Lucien Lefèvre 136 Will Bradley 137 Jules Chéret 138 Henri-Gabriel Ibels 139 Maximilien Luce 140 Maurice Denis 141 Jules Chéret 142 Adolphe Willette 143 Manuel Robbe 144 Alphonse Maria Mucha 145 Jules Chéret 146 Georges de Feure 147 Georges Meunier 148 Dudley Hardy 149 Jules Chéret 150 Louis Anquetin 151 Léopold Stevens 152 Will Bradley 153

was a musical comedy.] DUDLEY HARDY; London, Waterlow & Sons, 1894; 76 × 50 cm (30 × 20 in); issue 1, Dec. 1895. [A Gaiety Girl was a musical comedy.] JULES CHÉRET; Paris, Chaix, 1895; 124 × 88 cm (49 × 34 5 in); issue 2, Jan 1896; Text: “Grassot Punch, found in all the major cafes.” HENRI-GABRIEL IBELS; Paris, Eugene Verneau, 1893; 65 × 50 cm (25.5 × 20 in); issue 2, Jan. 1896. Text: “L’Escarmouche [The Skirmish], an illustrated weekly, 15 rue Baudin, directed by George Darien, with drawings

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