Original Vintage French Children & Cats BEFORE LETTERS Poster by OGE 1917

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A charming BEFORE LETTERS poster, realized by Oge in 1917. It combines two of the most loves subject matters: Children and cats. A little girl is depicted here, holding a magicians hat. Two adorable kittens are popping out from the hat and eager to play with her, while their mother is watching with anticipation. Oge used very strong shadows as a contrast to the bright background. This poster is featured in the book "Eugène Ogé Affichiste" (1998) on p. 244. Eugène Ogé (1861-1936) was a French poster artist with a unique and playful style. In 1902. he produced one of the best-known anticlerical images of its period La Lanterne. He also made a large number of commercial posters for products. (Wiki)

  • Material:

    Linen backed

  • Size:

    49.6X36.6 (inches), 126x93 (cm)

  • Artist:

    Oge, Eugene (1861-1936)

  • Year:

    1917

  • Markings:

    Signed in the plate

  • Condition:

    Very Good. B+ to B. restoration along folds, creases

Item ID : 66010
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