Willette's exceptional drawing skill is demonstrated her in his fanciful rendering
of four delightful cherubs pulling a whimsical harp like plow, driven by an angelic
creature, clad in only headdress, a flowing slight wrap around her waist and sandals.
A fanciful working scene in keeping with the text that advertises the International
fair of Commercial and Industrial Products at the Champs de mars.
posters great centre of propagation was Montmarte. Willette was one of the quarter's
liveliest spirits. He decorated numerous cabarets with frescoes, participated
in leading satirical journals, and was one of the first to interest himself in
the poster. Like Cheret's, his style is that of the French painters of the eighteenth
Unlike Cheret however he was no colourist and contented himself with
a monochromatic drawing" (Weill pp.42,