THEOPHILE STEINLEN
MOTOCYCLES COMIOT, CIRCA 1899

Artist
Steinlen, Theophile
Title
Motocycles Comiot
Year of Realization
1899
Origin Country
France
Medium
Stone Lithograph
Imprinter/Manufacturer
Chaix
Dimensions
78 3/4 x 55

Motocycles Comiotlarge (2 sheet) turn of the century period poster by Theophile Steinlen. In this advertisement for Comiot motorcycles, the artist minimizes the vehicle itself in favor of illustrating its powerful effect, as the smartly dressed woman riding the cycle scatters the gaggle of geese in her wake.

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. He is perhaps best known for his iconic "Chat Noir" image.

As currently custom framed measures 82.25" x 58.25"

IN 8756

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