Collection: Lucien Metivet (French 1863-1932)

French poster artist, cartoonist, illustrator, and author who achieved notoriety during the Belle Epoque. Best known for his posters of the chanteuse Eugénie Buffet, he was also a popular cover artist for the Parisian humor magazine Le Rire and a frequent contributor of cartoons and illustrations to it and other magazines. He illustrated books by a number of prominent authors of the time and wrote at least two books of his own.


Toulouse-Lautrec and his friend Lucién Metivet drinking absinthe c.1885. Photograph © Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi-Tarn, France

  • Eugénie Buffet / La Cigale

    Lucien Metivet, French (1863-1932)

    Eugénie Buffet / La Ci...

    AL.16

    Original lithograph from "Les Affiches Illustrees" series, limited printing of 1025.Printed by Imprimere Chaix, Paris, 1896.
    Reference: Ref: DFP-II, 575; Reims, 845; Maindron,...

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  • Eugenie Buffet (Ambassadeurs)

    Lucien Metivet, French (1863-1930)

    Eugenie Buffet (Ambass...

    PM.10

    Original lithograph from the "Das Moderne Plakat" series, View entire collection (50) 
    Printed by Verlag von Gerhard Kuhtmann, Dresden, 1897.
    Presented in 16 x 20 in....

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  • Eugenie Buffet (Ambassadeurs)

    Lucien Metivet, French (1863-1930)

    Eugenie Buffet (Ambass...

    PL. 22

    Original lithograph from "Les Maitres de L'Affiche" series. 
    Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1896.
    Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free,...

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    I can usually source this poster. If you are interested please contact me. Greg
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