Friday, June 8 to Monday, June 25
Art Deco Masterpieces: Over 100 of the greatest Art Deco posters we’ve ever featured. Bicycles: 36 posters (including the the incredible Cycles Gladiator, Chéret’s l’Etendard Français, Pal’s Liberator, Fernel’s Cycles Georges Richard and several top motorcycle images). Automobiles: 50 (an outstanding collection of auto classics, led by Loupot’s Philipposian, Livemont’s 1902 Auto Club de France, Montaut’s Pneu Michelin, Vincent’s Peugeot, Perot’s Delahaye, and many racing posters, including a dozen for Monaco Grand Prix, starting with the best: Falcucci’s 1930 poster). Aviation: 24 (top airline posters – 10 by Klein for TWA). Circus: 27 (early circus posters from Strobridge and Friedlander, for Barnum & Bailey to Carl Hagenbeck). Loïe Fuller: Includes the top 2 images for her: Chéret and Orazi. Winter Sports: 32 (inviting winter scenes by Cardinaux, Koch, Moos, and the incredible ice hockey poster of Diggelmann). War Posters: 12 (largely WWI, including Flagg and Verrees, plus Carlu’s powerful Désarmement poster). Books & Periodicals: Includes the complete, 5-volume “Maitres de l’Affiche” with Paul Berthon-designed covers.
Cappiello: 20 (a never-before-seen large painting for a Paris store; Marie Brizard, Florio et Cinzano). Cassandre: 8 (Triplex, Etoile du Nord, and a never-before-seen poster for the Fratellini circus).Chéret: 15 (Palais de Glace, Eldorado, Cosmydor Savon). Colin: 12 (Bal Fleuri and several Josephine Baker designs). Mucha: 21 (Gismonda, La Trappistine, Dame aux Camélias, Bières de la Meuse, De Forest Phonofilm, Dawn & Dusk, Plume & Primevere, Heather & Sea Holly). Nitsche: 9 of his best General Dynamics/Atoms for Peace. Steinlen: 10 (Summer Cat & Winter Cat, L’Assommoir, Yvette Guilbert, Chat Noir, Le Journal, Lait Sterilise). Toulouse-Lautrec: 15 (The Chap Book, Babylone d’Allemagne, Salon des Cent, Bruant Dans Son Cabaret, Jane Avril 1899, Artistan Moderne, Divan Japonais).
Other Artists: Atché, Barrère, Berthon, Bottini, Broders, Bouisset, Camps, Cardinaux, Carlu, Dupas, Falcucci, Flagg, Gesmar, Grün, Hohlwein, Kauffer, Klein, Livemont, Mangold, Misti, Montaut, Moos, Pal, Penfield, Stenberg Bros., Tamagno, Villemot, Waugh, Weiluc.
The complete 204-page catalogue illustrating all 510 lots, annotated and in full color, is available for $40 ($60 foreign). Free Shipping