Feb 13, 2020 - Sale 2529

Sale 2529 - Lot 42

Price Realized: $ 5,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
LEONETTO CAPPIELLO (1875-1942) [FOLIES - BERGÈRE / SPECTACLE VARIÉ.] 1900.
48 1/2x35 1/4 inches, 123 1/4x89 1/2 cm. Chaix, Paris.
Condition B+: replaced top and upper side margins; replaced losses at edges; expertly-repaired tears at edges, some into image; minor creases in image.
This is the second poster that Cappiello designed and one of only four of his posters that predate his tenure with the printer Vercasson. An edition of 100 of these images were issued before letters, including this example. Rare. Cappiello / Rennert 2A, Wine Spectator 183.