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The French poster, born of a basic utilitarian purpose, has developed with age into an admired and collected art form. Vintage posters command high prices at auction and curators specialize in their restoration. The earliest art-worthy posters appeared on the streets of Paris designed by French-born artists such as Jules Cheret, who popularized poster art with his Maitres de l'Affiche publication from 1895 to 1899, Paul Emile Berthon, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Other poster artists just as well known but hailing from ...

French Posters 2014, Bellagio Press

ISBN-13: 9781627320146

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