Full size (with text) sold for $ 4,830 US
Poster Auctions International, NY.
"This joyous design, with the allegorical bow-and-arrow toting
fairy tickling the face of a satyr, was used in several ways. This version was
used to promote circulation, and various editions as artwork for the home"
(Rennert, PAI-XXXI, 392)
Courrier Francais series: This lively 12-page weekly magazine started in 1894
followed the activities of the poster world very closely. A black and white journal,
measuring 11 3/8 x 16 inches, it championed the work of many posterists; Willette,
Forain, Rassenfosse and, most of all Cheret. Almost every week about 35 Cheret
posters were listed for sale. Often a new Cheret poster would be announced with
a full-page reproduction. The full-colour supplements by Cheret were inserted
inside subscribers' copies of the Courrier Francais were folded into it