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Category: Posters-Lithographs

GYSIS, NIKOLAOS [1842-1901]. HISTORIA, 1892

Start date: 01/12/2012 09:00
End date: 01/01/2013 22:30
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GYSIS, NIKOLAOS [1842-1901]. HISTORIA, 1892
MUNICH 1892.
Dimensions:125,5 x 69 cm.  (49,40 x 27,16 inches).

Chromo-lithographed poster. The very-first color poster printed with the "HISTORIA" theme in 1892 and the first time used for advertising the "VI GREAT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF FINE ARTS" in Glasspalast of Munich. Since then it remained the symbol of the exhibition for 26 years. The original oil on canvas, belongs to a private collection in Athens since 1996. The poster was printed in two parts, the top was printed with the chromo lithographed representation of the original painting and below, the other part, with the text, usually, in 3 languages, (French, German and Italian). This version is in French. Pasted on both sides with lining of Japan paper, conserved. [Very good condition, RARE].
[Bibliography: D. Kalogeropoulos and Sochos X.; N.Gysis 1842-1900, pp. 36, Hestia 1925. Montandon Marcel, Don, Gysis,, No. 59, pp. 62, Leipzig 1902. Karachristos S., No. 5, pp. 21, Athens 2003. Misirlou Nelly, Gisis, No. 262, pp. 315, Athens 1996. Mavrotas - Didaskalou, N. Gysis, page 111, exhibition catalog, Foundation of B. & M. Theocharakis, Athens 2012].

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