C1896

La Depeche de Toulouse

Artist:

Maurice Denis French (1870 - 1943)

&quotDenis was one of those artists at the turn of the century who hoped for a renewal of life through art. He saw his posters fulfilling the same purpose. A decorative female figure with a quill-pen in her hair hovers … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

La Depeche de Toulouse

Date:

C1896

Artist:

Maurice Denis French (1870 - 1943)

Engraver:

Imprimerie Chaix 

Condition:

Technique:

Original colour lithograph.

Image Size: 

230mm 
x 330mm
AUTHENTICITY
La Depeche de Toulouse - Antique Print from 1896

Genuine antique
dated:

1896

Description:

&quotDenis was one of those artists at the turn of the century who hoped for a renewal of life through art. He saw his posters fulfilling the same purpose. A decorative female figure with a quill-pen in her hair hovers over the common people. The pages of the newspaper drop from her hands the latest news from every corner of the world reaches her by way of telegraph wires. This symbolic interpretation of a technical industry and the ornamental stylization, which is faintly reminiscent of Matisse, are extremely interesting&quot(Paris 1900 p.78)

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