Cacao Van Houten

Artist: Adolph E. Willette French (1857-1926)

Title: Cacao Van Houten

Plate: PL. 43

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

Price: $195.00

Willette's elegant vertical poster of a traditional Dutch girl in national dress presenting us with Van Houten's cocoa (hot chocolate), set against a wonderful background of gilded leaves. It is both direct and effective in it's design.

 

"Willette (was) a successful painter who in 1887 switched to drawing, lithography and poster design. He became a frequent contributor to satirical publications such as 'Le Rire' …"(Rennert, PAI-XXXII, 562)