Full size sold for $ 6,325 US
Poster Auctions International, N.Y. May 2000.
"In this charming poster for a musical pantomime at the Folies-Bergere,
Cheret shows actress Rene Maizeroy in Dutch costume, complete with wooden shoes,
cavorting alongside the sea. Her companion, lightly sketched Pierrot, holds up
the mirror mentioned in the entertainment's title"
"The Folies-Bergere at the edge of Montmarte has
existed for about 100 years. About 1900, after a modest start, it became one of
the leading revue theatres. It was and still is famous for its splendid decorations
and costumes. The program consisted mainly of ballet, pantomime and tableaux vivants.
The Folies quickly acquired a legendary reputation particularly among visitors
from the puritan, Anglo-Saxon world." (Paris