Year of Realization
Charles Verneau - Paris
53 1/2 x 38 7/8
Cocorico: a French turn of the century poster by Theophile Steinlen, 1899. This is an advertisement for the French arts magazine "Cocorico," which was first published in 1898 and featured many prominent artists of the period, including Alphonse Mucha and Steinlen himself. The magazine was produced until 1902.
Swiss born Steinlen (1859-1923) became one of the foremost poster artists in Paris at the turn of the century, along with his contemporary, Toulouse-Lautrec.
As currently custom framed, the piece measures 59" x 43"