Description: Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitres de L'Affiche" series. Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1900. 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
"Just by placing a dark area behind the figure and bathing her front in an orange glow. Cheret is able to suggest the cozy intimacy of a fireside scene to advertise this cool-tasting mint liqueur. Another subtle graphic touch is the way the woman's sleeve seems to form a nestling hood around her head." (Rennert, PAI-XXXII, 152)
"In 1976, Jean Get, a young chemist in the town of Revel in the Haute Garonne district near Toulouse, decided to create the ultimate creme de menthe, and gave his product a name which would remind the buyer of the English word "peppermint." The original Pippermint still accounts for some 70% of all the creme de menthe sales in France. The headquarters still remains in the founder's hometown (Revel)" (Wine Spectator, 2)
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