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Artist: Joseph Rudolf Witzel
German (1867-1924)

Plate: PL. 164

Title: Deutsche Kanst und Dekoration
Description: Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de L'Affiches" series.
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1899.
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.
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Maitre Sheet Size:11 3/8 in x 15 3/4 in
 29 cm x 40 cm
Price: $325.00 USD Now $250

Full size sold for US $ 3840 Swann Auctions N.Y. Dec. 2008

"Witzel was an active and successful illustrator, caricaturist, painter, as well as posterist. He contributed to the magazine 'Jugend' for whom he also produced a poster, and was actively involved with the monthly 'Deutsche-Kunst und Dekoration (German Art and Decoration) magazine, a leading exponent of German Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) for which he created this design. This fine, seriously drawn design is an inspirational ode to the new generation of decorative artists" (Rennert, PAI-XX, 498)

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