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Title
Selected plates from Les maîtres de l'affiche
Additional title: Maîtres de l'affiche
Names
Chéret, Jules, 1836-1932 (Artist)
Imprimerie Chaix (Publisher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Subjects

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895 - 1900 (Questionable)
Place: Paris
Publisher: Imprimerie Chaix
Table of Contents
Pl. 19. Yvette Guilbert. Tous les soirs, Scala / Bac, 1893 -- Pl. 57. Théâtre de l'Opéra. Samedi 30 janvier. 1er grand bal masqué / Chéret, 96 -- Pl. 165. Concert des Ambassadeurs ... / Jul. Chéret, 84.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFD Mait 1-3
Topics
Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944
Opéra de Paris
Entertainers -- France -- 19th century
Genres
Prints
Performing arts posters
Notes
Acquisition: Gift; Lincoln Kirstein.
Biographical/historical: Les maîtres de l'affiche was a monthly subscription series issued by Imprimerie Chaix from Dec. 1895 to Nov. 1900. The series comprised a total of 256 reductions of posters in authentic colors, issued in separate numbered sheets referred to as plates. Jules Chéret, the artistic director of Imprimerie Chaix, contributed most of the examples, but other major artists, among them Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Théophile Steinlen, Alphonse Mucha, and Maxfield Parrish, are also represented.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 3 prints : lithograph, col. ; 40 x 29 cm.
Each sheet bears at lower right the blind embossed stamp of Les maîtres de l'affiche, Imprimerie Chaix.
Description
Reductions of contemporary posters by important poster artists.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
French
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 792748924
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19608387
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 958ba780-fcdf-0132-a45a-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1836: Creator Born
  • 1895: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Selected plates from Les maîtres de l'affiche" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74bbe70-fce0-0132-c7c3-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Selected plates from Les maîtres de l'affiche" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74bbe70-fce0-0132-c7c3-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1895 - 1900). Selected plates from Les maîtres de l'affiche Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c74bbe70-fce0-0132-c7c3-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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Selected plates from Les maîtres de l'affiche