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 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)
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