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Artist: Eugene Grasset (French 1845-1917)

Item: RPR.23

Title: Napoleon

Description: Condition A
Full size Original vintage poster,
printed in Paris, 1895
Shipping rolled
Terms of Sale

Size: 39 x 55 in /99 x 139.5 cm
Price: Sold

Grasset did much to introduce the concept and practice of Art Nouveau in France. In fact, Grasset "brought Art Nouveau to the aid of the poster: it was to become a worldwide vehicle of the art of advertising. In France, Grasset was the pioneer of an attempt, like that of William Morris in England, to reconcile art and industry . . . Interested as he was in all the applied arts, he came naturally to the poster" (Weill, p.32)





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