Lippincott's June
Date: 1895
Medium: Three-color commercial lithograph
Dimensions: composition: 18 1/2 × 12 1/16 in. (47 × 30.6 cm) sheet: 18 15/16 × 12 7/16 in. (48.1 × 31.6 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for Lippincott's, June 1895
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Reese, Jr., 1975
Object Number: 1975-115
About: A native of Chicago, Will Carqueville founded his own lithographic press there after his art studies in Paris, where he became familiar with a wide range of poster llustration. He designed posters for various American magazines, including the literary monthly Lippincott's, which published work by Willa Cather and Oscar Wilde, among many other notable authors. Carqueville’s style feature simple, graceful compositions with distinct outlines and flat areas of color, traits shared with Edward Penfield.
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