One of the most notable and definitive posters of the Belle Epoque, Jules Chéret’s Bal du Moulin Rouge shows a bold, spirited scene featuring the iconic red windmill of the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris.
This antique lithograph was published in 1896 by Chéret’s printer, Imprimerie Chaix, in Paris. Paper measures 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Exceptional condition commensurate with age. Inks are dense and bold. Image is pristine and will frame beautifully. This artwork is presented in archival rag mat and arrives accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Notable museum collections containing this work include: Victoria and Albert Museum (large-format version) (E.107-1921); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (large-format version (M.87.294.7); Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University (large-format version) (71.129), Milwaukee Art Museum, Syracuse University Art Museum (large-format version) (1965.0343.053)
Notable museum collections featuring works by Jules Chéret include: Musée d'Orsay, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; Museum of Modern Art, New York City; Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C; and more.