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 via Fedex. Certificate of Authenticity.
Maitre Sheet Size: 11 3/8 in x 15 3/4 in 29 cm x 40 cm
Willette's poster for the pantomime "L'Enfant Prodigue" (the return of the Prodigal Child) for the music publisher Biardot. In the1896 book “Les Affiches Illustrees” the French poster collector and historian Ernest Maindron called Willette’s design for “L’Enfant Prodigue,” a “masterpiece” and a “revelation.”
From postcard Paris ca. 1900
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