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New York, NY, United States
DoneSun, Nov 14, 2010 4:00 PM GMT

PAI-LI: Rare Posters

The Sale: Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 11AM at the International Poster Center 601 West 26th Street (between 11th & 12th Avenues), 13th Floor, New York City.

The Viewing:
All posters will be on view for TWO WEEKS:
October 29 to November 13
Mon to Friday: 9am-5pm;
Saturday and Sunday: 11am-6pm


The 45 Cassandre Posters in this sale will be on exhibition from Friday, October 8 to Sunday, October 24. This will be the largest show of the master's work ever exhibited.

THE FIVE STARS: CAPPIELLO (38 posters and 3 maquettes - yes, all his classics are here); CHERET (38 posters spanning 40 years); CASSANDRE (45 of the Art Deco master's finest); MUCHA (20 Art Nouveau gems); TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (Half of his entire poster output is on display: 15 masterpieces of poster art).

SOME THEMES: Avant-Garde (Dada images and works of the Schwitters, Tschichold, Hofman and the Stenberg Bros.); Film Posters (includes a rare 1930 Mickey Mouse); Show Posters (11 circus, 5 Buffalo Bill, 13 Magic, such as Houdini, Blackstone, Thurston, Carter, and Chung-Ling Soo); Mele (8 Italian fashion posters). The sale is replete with top auto posters , early aviation shows, bicycle posters and fine travel posters. Top Books and Periodicals for the serious collector include Le Tumulte Noir, Das Plakat, Arts et Metiers Graphiques.

OTHER ARTISTS: Barbier, Barrere, Beardsley, Beggarstaff, Bernhard, Bonnard, Bouisset, Broders, Camps, Cardinaux, Carlu, Colin (14 posters), Domergue, Dudovich, DeFeure, Gesmar, Grasset, Grun, Heine, Hohenstein, Hohlwein, Livemont, Loupot, Mayakovsky, Metlicovitz, Nizzoli, Orazi, Pal, Penfield, Ragan, Steinlen (12 of his best), Toussaint, d'Ylen.