THÉATRE DE L’OPÉRA

Jules Chéret
THÉATRE DE L’OPÉRA
Lithograph
1896

An original Jules Chéret Lithograph print.

1896

Original lithograph poster printed in colors on wove poster paper.

Signed and dated on the stone lower right JCheret / 97.

A superb impression of the definitive state. Printed at Imprimerie Chaix (Ateliers Chéret), with their address line added to the stone at bottom of left edge. Bearing the Republique Française tax registration stamp in black ink upper center.

Catalog: Broido 300; Bargiel/Le Men 386.

46 1/2 x 32 3/4 inches

Sheet Size: 49 1/8 x 34 1/2 inches

The eye mask does nothing to conceal the charm of this lovely reveler whose dazzle throws all other participants into shadowy insignificance. This is another repeatedly used design by the Théâtre de l’Opera for its 1897 season of balls.

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