|Artist: Albert George
|Title: The New Woman|
A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de
L'Affiches" series. |
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1897.
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: $425.00 USD
"This Satire by English playwright Sydney Grundy concerns the attempts of
three society woman to explore the new trends in vogue at the end of the 19th
century. The results are comic: Smoking only makes them sick; a light-hearted
flirtation backfires by becoming deep love; and forays into uplifting intellectual
pursuits turn hilarious. The work had a successful London run of 173 performances
but closed in New York in less than two months. Whether or not Grundy himself
regarded the feminist movement as a joke, he expressed society's opposition to
it with eloquence and humour. For many women of the era, the way to emancipation
entailed many a false and awkward step; the play and its poster serve as reminders"