Artist: Leonetto Cappiello(1875 - 1942)
Title: Bec Regina
Size: 39.4 x 55.1 in / 100 x 140 cm
Printer : Imp. P. Vercasson & Cie., 43. rue de Lancry, Paris.
Materials and Techniques: Colour lithograph on paper
Linen backing: Yes
Condition: A (Normally designates a poster in very good condition. Colours are fresh and there is very little or no paper loss. Any imperfections are marginal and unnoticeable).
« Bec Regina – Incandescence par l’alcool ordinaire à 90° - En vente 82, rue Richelieu à Paris »
Promotional poster for Bec Regina for incandescent alcohol lamps by the artist Leonetto Cappiello.
"As you ask me by your letter of the 8 current, I do not make any effort to recognize that the poster of Cappiello delivered by your care for the" Bec Regina "was very noted for its artistic character. I must add that it has certainly contributed to a large extent to the current development of the sale of our alcohol spouts. ”
Letter from Monsieur E de Chabaneix, Eclairage et Chauflage par I'alcool, « Le Richelieu», juin 1903, to Monsieur Vercasson."
[in Cappiello 1875-1942 : Caricatures, affiches, peintures et projets décoratifs, 1981]
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