CAugust
 (1899)

Iris Opera Comique

Artist:

Hohenstein German (Born - 1854)

&quotHohenstein can stand as a father to the Italian poster&#8230His figures were treated with impeccable photographic realism, and colours with a palette of dazzling richness which plays with the effects of light and shade. From the beginning, the boldness of … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Iris Opera Comique

Date:

CAugust
 (1899)

Artist:

Hohenstein German (Born - 1854)

Engraver:

Imprimerie Chaix 

Condition:

Technique:

Original colour lithograph.

Image Size: 

145mm 
x 365mm
AUTHENTICITY
Iris Opera Comique - Antique Print from August

Guaranteed Vintage Item
dated:

1899

Description:

&quotHohenstein can stand as a father to the Italian poster&#8230His figures were treated with impeccable photographic realism, and colours with a palette of dazzling richness which plays with the effects of light and shade. From the beginning, the boldness of his posters left the French poster artists far behind&#8230With all the flamboyance and excess of the Italian temperament, he played with forms and colours&#8230The virtuosity with which he makes figures emerge from an overloaded frame&#8230They (his posters) all have the same freedom, the same richness of invention in layout and ingenuity of the lettering&quot(Weill p.84)

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