Original Signed French Lithograph 'Le Journal' 1898.
From the famed Art Nouveau poster collection Les Maitres de L'Affiche comes this vibrant advertising poster for Le Journal. It is publicizing the book 'Rome' by Emile Zola.
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix in 1898 it is signed in the plate by British artist Charles Lucas and is Plate # 155 in the series.
With a 5 centime price it features a lovely Art Nouveau maiden gazing from the Heavens toward the earth.
Les Maitres de L'Affiche series was offered as a subscription series of lithographs, every month from December 1895 to November 1900. Subscribers received four loose sheets (maîtres) with a cover sheet, for the amazing price of 2 francs 50 centimes.
Measuring 11 3/4" x 15 3/4" it bears the official 'blind' stamp of authenticity lower right.
With some tiny edge and corner losses and a small color loss margin centre left, it is in good Antique condition.
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