Blindstamp lower right in margin
|Artist: Émile Berchmans, Belgian (1867-1947)
|Title: Renouveau (Revival)
A+, Original Lithograph,
issued by L'Estampe
Issue Number 2, June 1897.
Printed by F. Champenois, Paris.
Blindstamp lower right in margin.
Signed in the stone lower right.
Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat,
with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat.
Certificate of Authenticity.
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| Sheet Size:
||12 in x 16 in
||30.5 cm x 40.5 cm
|Price: $350.00 USD
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Émile Berchmans was one of the first artists from the Walloon
region of Belgium to devote himself to posters. He exhibited some
of his decorative designs at La Libre Esthetique in 1895, and the
following year he started to produce posters, marked by their use
of simple lines and flat color planes. (Rennert,
Émile Berchmans for his part, astonishes with his power
and vigour, and his output of posters was considerable
be sure to find solid draftsmanship with strong outlines, good sense
of composition and accented colours. His most famous successes are
of an astonishing modernism... He left us a legacy of strong and vivid
images that have survived the passage of time without a wrinkle. (Paris
Not unlike the Maitre de L'Affiche series, L'Estampe
Moderne was a portfolio printed between 1897-98, published
by Imprimerie Champenois, Paris, contained 24 monthly portfolios,
with four original lithographs in each. Each commissioned only for
this series. Some of the contributing artists included Mucha, Rhead,
Meunier, Ibels, Steinlen, Willette and Grasset.