MME. SARAH BERNHARDT / FAREWELL AMERICAN TOUR / SEASON OF 1915 - 1916.
82x40 1/2 inches, 208 1/4x102 3/4 cm. Carey Print Litho, New York. Condition B+: repaired tears and extensive overpainting in margins; expertly-repaired tears, creases and overpainting in image and along vertical and horizontal folds; paper inserts in text, as issued. Two-sheets.
Less directly Mucha-inspired, but still Art Nouveau in style, this poster for Mme. Bernhardt's Farewell American Tour lists the impressive bill of her plays for the 1915-1916 season. This was, in fact, the final of several "Farewell American Tours." Rare. We have found no other copies at auction.