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Artist: Ethel Reed American (Born 1876)

Plate: PL. 128

Title: Quest of the Golden Girl
Description: Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de L'Affiches" series.
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1898.
Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
See our Terms of Sale
Maitre Sheet Size:11 3/8 in x 15 3/4 in
 29 cm x 40 cm
Price: $275.00 USD

"Like virtually every profession at the time, poster design was a male preserve. That Ethel Reed could rise to become an acknowledged leader among American posterists of the period is a tribute to her artistic superiority and impeccable taste" (Gold p.58)

"The Poster, concluded in an 1898 article on her thusly: Ethel Reed knows well the marvellous secret of design and colours, and while she executes pictures with clever hands, she sees with her own, and not masculine eyes; her work has feminine qualities; one sees in it a woman, full of sweetness and delicacy, and this is the greatest praise one can bestow upon a woman" (Phillips I)

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