Dec 17, 2008 - Sale 2167

Sale 2167 - Lot 25

Price Realized: $ 1,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
MANUEL ORAZI (1860-1934) THAÏS. 1894.
41 5/8x15 inches, 106x38 cm. Lemercier, Paris.
Condition A-: creases at edges and in image; minor tear at bottom edge and in bottom right corner. Paper.
Advertising an opera whose story takes place in ancient Egypt, the poster is designed to resemble a scroll of ancient papyrus, including the trompe l'oeil effect of uneven edges which would appear to have "survived" through the centuries. Maindron p. 97, Opera 34.