An original lithograph printed in colors on wove paper, signed and dated on the stone lower left, "Hyland Ellis." This work is a fine impression of the definitive state from the edition on this paper (there was also a small edition on Japan paper). Transcribed from Ellis' 1896 poster of the same title by artisans at Atelier Chéret and issued as plate 96 (of 256) in the series Le Maîtres de l'Affiche, bearing the blindstamp of the program (Lugt 1777c) in the sheet lower right. Published by Jules Chéret; printed at Impremiere Chaix (Atelier Chéret), Paris. Catalogue reference: Masters of the Poster pl. 96.
This work is part of a carefully curated selection by noted fine art expert Jennifer McCloskey, who was formerly affiliated with Doyle Gallery in New York and is now based in San Francisco.