Original lithographic illustration of the French caberet/Folies-Bergère dancer Emilienne d'Alençon by famed Belle Époque artist Jules Cheret (1836-1932). DANCE - 19th Century - French, Emilienne d' Alençon.

Original lithographic illustration of the French caberet/Folies-Bergère dancer Emilienne d'Alençon by famed Belle Époque artist Jules Cheret (1836-1932)

Sheet size 395 x 285 mm. (15.65 x 11.3") With the octagonal embossed stamp of the printer ("Imprimerie Chaix") to lower right corner.

"The famous dancer Emilienne D'Alençon exudes a confident air of sensuality which seems to have overcome the elegant gentleman, as others look on in awe. An unusual composition for her appearance at the Folies-Bergère that uses a yellow umbrella to draw our attention to this turn of the century diva." yaneff.com

Slightly browned; upper left corner slightly creased; lower edge frayed not affecting image; very minor abrasion to lower left of image just touching background; remnants of mounting hinges to upper edge of verso.

Published in the series "Les Maitre de l'Affiches" (plate number 113); Cheret was the artistic director of the Imprimerie Chaix, contributing 67 plates to the "Maitre" series. Item #29758

Price: $175.00  other currencies

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