This is an original French Art Nouveau design plate that features elaborate sample motifs for menus and cards. Restaurant menus, papers, and post cards at the turn of the century often used such designs as decorative imagery. This lithograph dates to c1900. It is in rare horizontal format. It's done in soft color hues against an off-white background on finely textured paper. Women in period dress are entwined with scrolls and garlands of flowers. It is in very clean condition. Purchased in Paris. Please note the text at top is close to plate edge. This image is perfect for the Art Nouveau connoisseur. 13 x 9.5 inches in size.
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French c1900 Art Nouveau Design Lithograph-menus, papers