Skip to Content

Affiches originales des maîtres de l'ecole de Paris [Original Posters of the Masters of the School of Paris]

Showing 1 of 1


  FILTER RESULTS

Affiches originales des maîtres de l'ecole de Paris [Original Posters of the Masters of the School of Paris]

1959
20th century
68.6 cm x 49.8 cm (27 in. x 19 5/8 in.)

Fernand Mourlot Printer
Pablo Picasso (Málaga, Spain, 1881 - 1973, Mougins, France) Primary

Object Type: print
Artist Nationality: Europe, Spanish
Medium and Support: Three-color lithograph
Credit Line: Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Gift of Alvin Romansky, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.62

With the perfection of multi-stone, color lithography in the mid-to-late nineteenth century, poster art became a popular and inexpensive way to advertize in metropolises like Barcelona and Paris. Picasso entered his first poster contest in his late teens. Though he won the consolation prize, he was only interested in the monetary reward. Early in his career in Paris, he started receiving commissions for posters, but not all of his designs were accepted. Picasso then sporadically explored this art form, returning to it about every twenty years until 1948 when his interest truly revealed itself. This image was created for an exhibition of original posters in Paris in 1959.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Object is "Affiches originales des maîtres de l'ecole de Paris [Original Posters of the Masters of the School of Paris]".

View current selection of records as:
CDWA Lite XML LIDO XML VRA Core 4 MODS XML Objects JSON







Web Privacy Policy | Web Accessibility Policy