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Maurice (Pico) Picaud - 'Folies Bergère / La Grande Folie' - 1927

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Maurice (Pico) Picaud - 'Folies Bergère / La Grande Folie' - 1927

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Original French Art Deco lithograph poster

Original French Lithograph Poster for "La Grande Folie" at the "Folies Bergère" in Paris 1927
Artist: Maurice Picaud (Pico)
Printer: Imp. Jombard Fils Paris
Image Size: 13 3/4 x 20 1/2 in/35 x 52.2 cm
Condition: A/Mint
Linen backed for conservation

This poster was acquired as part of an Art Deco collection from Rennert´s Gallery in NYC. Garanteed original and NOT one of many reproductions out there!

“‘La Grande Folie’ (The Great Folly) remained faithful to Paul Derval’s principles: a title of thirteen letters, the same number as all his other revues, lavish decors and costumes but no superstar. The poster on the other hand is surprising. The Folies rarely produced anything as ‘art deco-ish’ (and it is difficult to imagine anything more art-deco in style than this poster!). The image of this couple embracing, where we discover, as if in a cocktail, a mixture of cubism, some of Halouze’s style and some of Colin’s, appears to be a ‘practical work’ of the 1920’s....The letters, the people, are hurled into our faces with a bluntness that is a far cry from the mannered elegance of most music hall posters” (Folies-Bergère, p. …

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    The little statue was very well packed and protected. It was as expected and described.
    It looks very nice, we love it!

    regina8 July 31, 2017

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    oggetto arrivato distrutto rotto in quattro pezzi era segnalato che era stato riparato ma non era vero

    jampaugh1950 April 15, 2017

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    Was a hole in the posters which was not in the description.

    jcd01 January 6, 2017

    Response by seller
    Poster was described as "used condition" and not MINT where as you can not expect a new item without any faults!

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