Poster News for
May 2013 "Celebrating
over 35 years in business"
"Another May new buds and flowers shall bring: Ah! why
has happiness no second Spring?"
Charlotte Smith (English Romantic poet and novelist, 1749-1806)
Personal Note from Greg,
Many of you know I run marathons and that I participated in
my 4th Boston Marathon last month,
which went from being a wonderful day of running, to a senseless
I have made a donation to raise money for the victims, and if you'd
like to as well here's how
Greg's Latest Arrivals from Paris...
The Chicago International Vintage
"Once again it was wonderful to meet with so many new
and past clients at the show!" Greg
The fabulous Chicago
Vintage Poster Fair was held March 22nd - March 24th 2013.
my latest Mucha, Lautrec, Steinlen, and Cheret, and more."
The Father of Art Nouveau.
Incantation/ Salammbo is perhaps the most beautiful
of all of Mucha's Original lithographs and is my favorite Mucha."
Alphonse Mucha (Czech 1860-1939)
Original Lithograph from L'Estampe
Issue Number 4, August 1897, Printed by F. Champenois, Paris.
Blindstamp lower right in margin.
Signed in the stone lower left.
"The lithograph Mucha drew for L'Estampe Moderne,
'Salammbo- L'Incantation' is an outstanding example
of the finest period of his decorative style
With it's combination of an exotic richness,
an overt and luxuriant sensuality,
and the marvelous flowing sinuous patterns of line
and colour it created a whole new era of taste"
(Weston No.1, 28)
See all of Greg's stunning Latest
Including some magnificent Rare
sets by Jules Cheret and all the Beggarstaff's:
Jules Cheret's brilliant "Theatre de l'Opera"
set and the gorgeous "Aux Butte-Chaumont"set.
All of the Beggarstaff's
together "Perhaps the most brilliant graphic designers
of the Century." Greg
The first time I've had these sets in stock at one time.
Sold separately, but now while all in stock, special group prices
available, ask Greg
Major Poster Auctions
Posters. Swann Galleries
Monday May 13th 1:30 PM 104
East 25th Street NYC.
Exhibition: Fri., May 10, 10-6 Sat., May 11, 12-5 Mon., May 13,
online catalog »
typography masterpieces, early 20th-century exhibition and product
promotions and more recent posters for recognizable and alluring
include: Several works by A.M. Cassandre, including his 1931 design
for Triplex, Jan Toorop's Delftsche Slaolie, 1895. Muenchner/Plakat
Kunst, a poster for
a poster exhibition by Hermann Keimel, 1931. Several posters by
Abram Games for the financial times. Among the landmark examples
of typographic design,
Ernst Kellner's Das Neue Heim, 1928.
Posters. Christies, London, South Kensington
May 23rd, 10:30 am & 2:30pm
Christie's Saleroom 85 Old Brompton
Viewing: May 18 - May 22.
Major Poster Exhibitions
Returns to Prague:
The Ivan Lendl Collection of Alphonse Mucha
April 10- June 31st 2013. Municipal House, Prague, Czech Republic.
complete collection of posters by the renowned Art Nouveau artist
from the Lendl collection will be exhibited for the first time! The
exhibition opened in April and will continue until the end of June.
Ivan Lendl will personally participate in the vernissage and has also
organized several guided tours.
Ivan Lendl is a
famous tennis player of Czech origin. In addition to his art on the
court, he is well known for his passion for the posters of Alfons
Mucha. He began collecting them at the start of the 1980s, at a time
when he was ranked among the top ten tennis players in the world for
13 full seasons. Together with Mucha expert and curator Jack Rennert,
Lendl has put together a unique collection, which will now for the
first time be exhibited in Prague's Municipal House.
Book of the Collection by Jack Rennert.
Around the Chat Noir Arts and Pleasures of the Belle Époque.
on till June 2nd, 2013 Musee
de Montemartre Paris
June 27th till September 15th 2013 Musee
This unique exhibition brings to life the literary, artistic and musical
spirit of the iconic Chat Noir cabaret, founded in 1881 by Rodolphe
Salis, bringing together more than 300 works by artists such as Henri
de Toulouse Lautrec, Edouard Vuillard, Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen,
Adolphe Willette as well as the Nabis, the Symbolists and a reconstruction
of the famous Shadow Theatre and its music (Bruant, Yvette Guilbert).
Book of the exhibition.
It was wonderful once again to take part in the Chicago Poster
My very best selection of "Maitres de L'Affiches" can
be seen in my Latest
Acquisitions please have a look,
favorite Mucha and some really hard to find sets.
If you can't make the exhibitions in either Praque, Paris, or Brussels,
I highly recommend the books.
Summer has arrived early where I live. Enjoy the month of May!
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
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