Description:Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitres de L'Affiche" series. Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1898. 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
"The novel that the newspaper is publishing in serialized form tells the story of a boy from an orphanage. Steinlen reinforces the drabness of the child's life by using a largely monochrome background. In English the novel's title was The Guilty Man" (Rennert, PAI-XXIV, 517)
"Steinlen was keenly attuned to the social stirrings of the era, and his drawings always reflect a sympathy for the poor and the disadvantaged, and all causes that aim at advancing simple human values"(Wine Specator 110)
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