Elégantes sur les Boulevards

Year: 1898

Description: This color lithograph is an iconic poster from Belle Époque France. The yellow background reminds one of Jules Chéret while in the foreground one sees the large blocks of color favored by Toulouse-Latrec. Hermann-Paul adds a bold lilac to Latrec's basic palette and features it prominently in the foreground. It is was a modern print.

Provenance: Cantor Arts Center at Standford University

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