A La Place Clichy
Date: 1896
Medium: Commercial lithograph
Dimensions: composition: 14 1/16 × 9 1/16 in. (35.7 × 23 cm) sheet: 15 1/2 × 11 1/8 in. (39.4 × 28.3 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for Place Clichy, Paris Les Maitres de L'affiche, 1896, plate 18
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1986
Object Number: 1986-204
About: This poster advertises La Place Clichy, a large Parisian commericial center, noting the availability of "Oriental imports," a description encompassing goods from various Asian countries. Eugene Grasset was a leader of the Art Nouveau movement. The style was quickly adapted to the commericial art of posters. Grasset was the French pioneer of a European trend - led by William Morris in England toward the unification of art and industry.
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