Friday, October 6 to Saturday, October 21
Circus: 32 posters, including the finest Strobridge-printed images for Barnum & Bailey, Ringling, Forepaugh & Sells, and others. Aviation: Our biggest, best selection ever: 70 posters, featuring early air shows, long-ago airlines, zeppelins – all by top artists such as Rambert, Dorival, Christy, Carlu, Codognato, Wiertz, Colin, Kauffer and Klein. Bicycles: 13 early bicycle posters. Automobiles: 15 choice images, such as Loupot’s Voisin and Vincent’s Peugeot. Loïe Fuller and her followers: 8 charming images, including works of Pal, Choubrac, Galice and Gray. Absinthe: The Green Fairy tempts, and posters condemn, in 5 historic images. Travel: More than 100 posters extolling the glamour and excitement of vacation destinations: The slopes of Sun Valley, the beaches of Tunisia, the mountains of Switzerland, topped off by the finest and rarest works of Broders as well as the rare, larger-format of Domergue’s Winter in Monte Carlo. The Chisholm Collection: We’re honored to present 70 posters from the estate of Gail Chisholm, one of New York’s greatest poster dealers and curators.
Cappiello: 30 (Chocolat Klaus, Sancta, Parapluie Revel, Cinzano, Bal Masque & 4 maquettes). Cassandre: 17 (Grand Sport, Nord Express, Etoile du Nord, Dubonnet). Colin: 13 (Featuring extremely fine Jazz Age drawings from his Tumulte Noir period). Mucha: 18 (the 1896 Seasons, Zodiac, Reverie, Job, Benedictine, Hamlet, the Arts). Toulouse-Lautrec: 17 (Reine de Joie, Caudieux, Confetti)
OTHER ARTISTS:Beall, Bonnard, Bradley, Broders, Brodovitch, Chagall, Chéret, Codognato, Depero, Domergue, Dransy, Gesmar, Grasset, Hohlwein, Klinger, Livemont, Loupot, Mauzan, Pal, Penfield, Savignac, Schnackenberg, Steinlen, Stenberg Bros., Villemot, Villon, Vincent, Weiluc.
The complete 212-page catalogue illustrating all 500 lots, annotated and in full color, is available for $40 ($60 foreign). Free Shipping