Bibliotheque Nationale 1955 Lithograph Mourlout Paris Exhibition


Artist Name: Bibliotheque Nationale

Title: Bibliotheque Nationale 1955 Lithograph: A Glimpse into Parisian Art and Culture at the Mourlout Paris Exhibition.

Step into the vibrant world of Parisian art and culture as we unveil the captivating allure of the “Bibliotheque Nationale 1955 Lithograph.” This remarkable lithograph, created during the Mourlout Paris Exhibition, transports us to a time when posters emerged as a powerful art form, thanks to the pioneering efforts of Jules Chéret in the 1860s.

The proliferation and refinement of posters can be attributed to advancements in printing technology, the relaxation of press regulations, and an increasing demand for the advertisement of “modern” products and the vibrant Parisian lifestyle during the Belle Epoque (1871 – 1914). These eye-catching designs adorned journals, books, theater programs, and city streets, transcending their commercial purpose and transforming into coveted art objects sought after by collectors worldwide.

The “Bibliotheque Nationale 1955 Lithograph” serves as a window into this era of artistic innovation and cultural splendor. Its bold colors, intricate details, and skillful composition capture the essence of Parisian elegance and intellectualism. This lithograph, created specifically for the Mourlout Paris Exhibition, invites viewers to delve into the world of literature, knowledge, and the cherished Bibliotheque Nationale, a symbol of intellectual pursuit.

As you explore this exquisite lithograph, allow yourself to be transported to the streets of Paris, where art and culture intertwine effortlessly. Experience the beauty and charm of the Belle Epoque, as captured through the visual language of the lithograph. The craftsmanship and artistry on display will leave you captivated, inviting you to immerse yourself in the romanticized Parisian lifestyle of a bygone era.

Year: 1955

Medium Type: Lithograph

Size-Width | Size-Height: 22” x 18”

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Posters as an art form were invented by Jules Chéret in Paris in the 1860’s. Their proliferation and refinement were the result of advances in printing technology, a relaxation of laws regulating the press, and a booming demand for the advertisement of ‘modern’ products and of the Parisian lifestyle in the Belle Epoque (1871 – 1914). In journals, books, theater programs, and posters, the graphic arts soon transcended their commercial function and became art objects sought out by art collectors worldwide.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 38 × 4 × 4 in

Bibliotheque Nationale 1955 Lithograph Mourlout Paris Exhibition

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