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    Sale 2476 | Lot 119
    Price Realized: $390With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2476 Lot 119

      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.

      Estimate $400 - 600


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $390