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Belle Epoque
« on: March 29, 2018, 12:04:07 AM »
New to the forum. I figure there's no better place to start with the "father of the modern poster".

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2018, 12:08:02 AM »
Beautious, for sure.  bed1

What size is this particular poster?


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2018, 12:13:27 AM »
It's 48"x68". Printed in 1887. Not the typical "Cherette" that Cheret is more known for, but I like this one.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2018, 12:24:29 AM »
It looks great!!

Has it been linen backed?


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2018, 12:26:19 AM »
Yes. When I bought it it was a bit of a wreck and was on a very old lining. I had it relined and it looks great now.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2018, 12:29:15 AM »
It looks really nice. Reason I asked was because i didnt see any fold lines either.

Your backer/restorer looks to have done a nice job. clap clap


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2018, 12:32:51 AM »
This is an image I took before the reline. It doesn't really reflect how fragile the lining was but shows the fold lines more clearly.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2018, 12:53:30 AM »
Oh yeah... I can see.. especially when blown up. How delicate it was becoming, especially at the center cross fold.

But Cheret's work and his designs are like no other.  notworthy.gif

GREAT looking poster.. i had to say it again.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2018, 02:39:34 PM »
Ive always loved the posters from this era, too, advertising products, shows, performances etc.

Hoping to add some to the ol' collection, one day, too.

And here's hoping you'll show us more, QPR.  :)


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2018, 09:22:28 PM »
Ive always loved the posters from this era, too, advertising products, shows, performances etc.

Hoping to add some to the ol' collection, one day, too.

And here's hoping you'll show us more, QPR.  :)

Hot Dog!  Great poster, QPR.  Love those musketeers.  Okie

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2018, 10:25:56 PM »
Thanks guys! Here is another from my collection. Alfred Choubrac. Not as famous as Cheret, but an accomplished (and prolific) posterist in his own right, and capable of wonderful poster designs.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2018, 10:32:50 PM »
That is just stunning, to me.

Love the style, the art, and the subject matter. clap clap


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2018, 01:06:40 AM »
Thanks guys! Here is another from my collection. Alfred Choubrac. Not as famous as Cheret, but an accomplished (and prolific) posterist in his own right, and capable of wonderful poster designs.

Is this also a FR one panel size, too?





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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2018, 12:06:51 PM »
Is this also a FR one panel size, too?


Hello erik1925, yes this poster measures around 35x51 (89cm x 129cm) and is a single sheet.


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2018, 12:28:24 PM »
Hello erik1925, yes this poster measures around 35x51 (89cm x 129cm) and is a single sheet.


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Just beautiful, QPR.  bed1

What year is it from?


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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2018, 01:08:50 PM »
Its probably from 1899 or 1900. Here is another poster by Choubrac and printed at Bourgerie & Cie which is dated 1900 on the signature. Choubrac had been creating posters for over 20 years by 1900. The way he drew the woman's hair on the Biarritz poster suggest to me an appreciation of, and an influence by, Alphonse Mucha's great and elaborate Art Nouveau designs. Unfortunately Choubrac died in July 1902 at the age of 48.

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2018, 01:16:19 PM »
He is a true artist just as Mucha was. With a style so much his own, too. And the stone lithography is so detailed and finessed. This one you just posted is another, true work of art.   notworthy.gif

Is this piano advert poster about the same size as the Casino poster above?





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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #17 on: June 24, 2018, 01:20:49 PM »
Its slightly larger, measuring 38 1/2" x 54" (98cm x 137cm).

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #18 on: June 26, 2018, 12:01:08 AM »
Very nice, QPR!  It's getting classy in your thread!  Okie

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Re: Belle Epoque
« Reply #19 on: June 26, 2018, 06:13:02 AM »
Very nice  thumbsup.gif