Original Vintage Belgian Poster Advertising "Starlicht Savon" by Henri Meunier

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A very famous poster realized in 1899 by Henri Meunier to advertise the soap brand "Starlicht Savon". In this poster, a cute little girl is depicted taking a bath in a small bowl, together with a yellow butterfly. A memorable poster that is a must-have collector's item!

Henri Meunier (born Henri Georges Jean Isidore Meunier) (1873 Ixelles - 1922 Brussels) was a Belgian Art Nouveau lithographer, etcher, illustrator, bookbinder and poster designer of the Belle Époque.

Henri Meunier was the son of the etcher Jean-Baptiste Meunier and was the nephew of the sculptor Constantin Meunier. He received his first training in engraving in his father's workshop. After studying at the academy in Ixelles, he diversified into printmaker, poster designer, graphic reporter and book binder. Meunier used flat colours and thick outlines, borrowed from Japanese prints, to achieve powerful images.

Many of his lithographs were published in L'Estampe Moderne, which appeared from 1897-98 as a series of 24 monthly portfolios, each of 4 original lithographs, priced at 3 francs 50 centimes and printed by F. Champenois of Paris. Contributing artists included Louis John Rhead, Henri-Gabriel Ibels, Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, Adolphe-Léon Willette and Eugène Grasset. He was awarded a gold medal at the 1893 Limoges Exhibition. (Wiki)


  • Material:

    Linen backed

  • Size:

    34.4X16.7 (inches), 87.5x42.5 (cm)

  • Artist:

    Henri Meunier

  • Year:


  • Markings:

    Signed in the plate

  • Condition:

    Very Good. (A-) Fold, small crease

Item ID : 65185
$3,199.99 USD $3,199.99

Sold on January 17, 2020