Paris: Au Ménestrel... Heugel et Cie. . Original large lithographic poster in colours, drawn and printed by Jules Chéret. 73 x 53.5 cms. (29.25" x 21.75").
Unmounted. On paper. 4" tear to left edge repaired.
First performed in Vienna on February 10, 1871, La Reine Indigo was the first of Strauss's operettas and the first to be performed in Paris.
The present poster, depicting various characters and scenes from the opera, was designed contemporaneously with the first French performance of the work at the Théâtre de la Renaissance on April 27, 1875.
Broido: French Opera Posters 45. Item #21310
Price: $1,200.00 other currencies