Description:Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitres de L'Affiche" series. Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1896. Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat. Certificate of Authenticity.
Maitre Sheet Size: 11 3/8 in x 15 3/4 in 29 cm x 40 cm
"Shown examining pictures on the wall, one of which is Jossot's design for another Salon des Cent poster for an exhibition earlier that same year, are symbolist poet Paul Verlaine and (poet) Jean Moreas, founder of Ecole Romane"(Rennert, PAI-XXI, 120)
"The Salon of the Hundred, was a small gallery on the premises of the magazine 'La Plume' where promising designers displayed their work. The publication's marketing arm, Editions d'Art, also issued these posters and decorative panels in various editions, often on quality paper as art for the home…there were 43 in all" (Gold p.132)