1893 Original French Art Nouveau Poster, Gil Blas - Fils Moderne - Steinlen

Date: 1893
Size:  16 x 20 (matted) 10.25 x 14.25 (image)
Notes: Poster, Small Poster, Matted
Artist: Steinlen, Theophile Alexandre 
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About The Poster: Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, (1859 –1923), was a Swiss-born French Art Nouveau painter and printmaker. Steinlen became a regular contributor to Le Rire and Gil Blas magazines plus numerous other publications including L'Assiette au Beurre and Les Humouristes, a short-lived magazine he and a dozen other artists jointly founded in 1911. Between 1883 and 1920, he produced hundreds of illustrations, a number of which were done under a pseudonym so as to avoid political problems due to their harsh criticisms of societal ills . Today, his works can be found at many important museums around the world including at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., United States.