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print / poster / advertisement

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Poster (reduced) for 'Les Coulisses de l'Opera'; female ballet dancer in yellow dress with poppies, other dancers behind; one of a series of posters for events at the Musée Grévin, Paris, published as plate 37 in the series 'Les Maîtres de l'Affiche'. 1891 Colour lithograph, backed to linen


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1891
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 368 millimetres
    • Width: 150 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed, dated and lettered with publication detail "IMPRIMERIE CHAIX (Ateliers Chéret) Rue Bergère 20, PARIS", all on stone. Bears blindstamp of 'Les Maîtres de l'Affiche'.
  • Bibliography

    • Maindron 1896 380 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (French XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Les Maîtres de l'Affiche
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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