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Designer: Etienne Delessert, Swiss

Item: HL. 20

Title: Nouveau Salon des cent,
Hommage a Toulouse-Lautrec.

Description: Condition A+ Original poster
from "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio. Limited printing of only 380.
Printed in Paris, 2001.
unbacked, shipped rolled via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
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Size: 29 in x 38 1/2 in
  68 x 98cm
Price: $475.00 USD Now $225


The Portfolio

The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers of our time, from 24 different countries including China, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Zimbabwe, the United-States and most of the European countries, as a tribute to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, for the Centenary of his death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners' Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi. The printing was limited to only 380. The posters have been exhibited in major museums and galleries around the world.

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The Designer - Etienne Delessert

Widely recognized as one of the finest contemporary illustrators, he is the creator of over 80 children's books. In the United States his delightful and thought-provoking illustrations have won him nine gold and six silver medals from the Society of Illustrators, and the 1996 Hamilton King Award. He has been awarded the Premio Graphico two times from the Bologna Book Fair in Italy.

Delessert's drawings have also appeared in leading magazines and newspapers such as The Atlantic Monthly and The New York Times. His animated films include the adventures of the little character know as Yok-Yok and several creations for Sesame Street. His paintings have been exhibited in a one-man show at the Musee des arts dzcoratifs in the Louvre, and in retrospectives in Italy, Switzerland, France, Canada and the States, including the Library of Congress in Washington DC.

'The Endless Party', Eugene lonesco's 'Stories Number 1 and 2', 'A Long Long Song', 'How the Mouse', 'Ashes Ashes', 'Dance' and 'The Seven Dwarfs' have established his reputation worldwide as one of the fathers of modern children's picture books.

Born in 1941 in Switzerland, he now lives in Connecticut with his wife and their young son.

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