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    Sale 2484 | Lot 365
    Price Realized: $18,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2484 Lot 365

      62 1/2x46 3/4 inches, 158 3/4x118 3/4 cm. Vercasson, Paris.
      Condition B+: repaired tears, creases and minor restoration in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Framed.
      This "is surely one of Cappiello's most spectacular posters, with a traditional pantomime figure being tempted by the masked woman holding the drink. The whole aura of enchantment and temptation, in the midst of the confetti-strewn merriment, is precious and compelling" (Rennert/Cappiello p. 131). rare. We could find only one other copy at auction. Cappiello / Rennert 181.

      Estimate $20,000 - 30,000

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $18,750