Lot 132

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"Italy Presents to the World; the Best Product - Fernet-Branca; Soc. Anon Brothers; Branca, Milan". Large format, period lithograph poster after the 1922 original by Jean D'Ylen (French, 1886-1938) depicting the Queen "presenting" to the world, represented by the surrounding flags of many countries, Fernet-Branca on a velvet cushion. Behind glass, ebonized frame.

The same poster can be found on page 88 of Italian Advertising Posters: From Dudovich to Depero 1890-1940 Massimo & Sonia Cirulli Archive Publicity and Print Organization, New York, 1997.

Provenance: purchased November 13, 2004 from Colletti Gallery, Chicago. Accompanied by paperwork.

  • Sight: 75 x 49 in. (190.50 x 124.46 cm.), frame: 79 x 53 in. (200.66 x 134.62 cm.)

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October 15, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
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