May 03, 2018 - Sale 2476

Sale 2476 - Lot 119

Price Realized: $ 390
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) & PAUL FROMENTIER (1914-1981) LA NUIT DU PRÉ CATELAN. 1938.
15 1/2x11 1/2 inches, 39 1/2x29 1/4 cm.
Condition A-: creases at edges and along unobtrusive horizontal fold; pin hole in upper left corner. Paper. Matted and framed.
A rare poster for a one-night event put on by graduates from L'École Centrale featuring dance. Designed by Jean Carlu and his then student Paul Fromentier, who went on to have his own career as a poster artist. The same image appeared on the cover of the program for the event that mentioned Loïe Fuller ballets, music by the Ray Ventura dance orchestra and a young Jacques Tati of the ABC Theatre doing his "Impressions Sportives". rare. We could find no other copies at auction. Reclame 76.