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JULES CHERÉT (1836 - 1932)

Art Nouveau Brooch

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JULES CHERÉT (1836 - 1932)

Art Nouveau Brooch

Gold, diamond

H  3.10cm (1.22 in)  |  W  4.00cm (1.57 in)

Origin French, c. 1895
Marks ‘J.Ch’ monogram, French assay mark & partial makers’ mark for Fonseque & Olive.
Case Fitted Case

Depicting ‘A Parisian Lady’
Made by Maison Fonsèque and Olive, designed by Jules Chéret who was a French poster illustrator and graphic designer who has been called “the father of the modern poster.”

Literature
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau, The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis, 2002 p.610 biography

Collections
Acquired by The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Chicago

Price Code

Ref No   4205

Sold

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