Author: Cheret, Jules
Title: Multi-color drawing on front cover of French sheet music
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: ca. 1892
"Les Ballons rouges" from "La Chanson des Joujoux", music by Claudius Blanc & Leopold Dauphin, based on poetry by Jules Jouy. 10.5 x 14".Original front and rear cover + 2pp.of music, with additional small drawing on rear cover.
Cheret was one of the most famous of French poster artists of the 1890s Belle Epoque. His work is usually seen in the miniature reproductions of his posters in Les Maitres de l'Affiche. This may be his only sheet music illustration.