Lot n° 238
500 - 800
BASTARD Marc Auguste.
Beers from the Meuse. 1896. Lithographic poster. Imprimeries Lemercier, Paris. Wrapped, image looks good, but: upper text band and black background airbrushed over, black drapery background also airbrushed over (very skillfully restored), small tears restored, margins largely redone, notably at printer's location. 149 x 94 cm
Bibliography: Alain Weill. Les Maîtres de l'Affiche 1900. Bibliothèque de l'Image. Posters Please Inc. New York. 2001. Page 30. This beautiful composition was created a year before Alphonse Mucha's famous poster on the same subject.
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