Lot 19 of 364:
Famed French poster artist Jules Cheret, color sheet music art  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Multi-color drawing on front cover of French sheet music
Author:
Cheret, Jules
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Hugel, Imp.Chaix
Date:
ca. 1892
Description:

"Les Ballons rouges” from “La Chanson des Joujoux”, music by Claudius Blanc & Leopold Dauphin, based on poetry by Jules Jouy. 10.5 x 14”.Original front and rear cover + 2pp.of music, with additional small drawing on rear cover. 
 

Cheret was one of the most famous of French poster artists of the 1890s Belle Epoque. His work is usually seen in the miniature reproductions of his posters in Les Maitres de l’Affiche. This may be his only sheet music illustration.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Soiling to edges; very good.
 
Item number:
288702
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