Very Rare and exceptionally beautiful, original 1897, Maitres de l'Affiche ("Masters of the Poster") Edition of Maxfield Parrish’s award winning Advertising Poster for the August Issue of “The Century” titled in full “The century / Midsummer, Holiday Number. / August.”. This original, exceptionally high quality 1897 Maitres de l'Affiche Edition Maxfield Parrish Art Poster measures approx. 11 1/2” x 15 3/4” (sheet size) and is printed on the very highest quality Art Paper with the deeply embossed seal of Jules Cheret’s important late 19th century, critically acclaimed and much sought after portfolio series of the greatest Posters of the Belle Epoque.

This exceptionally rare, Maxfield Parrish Century Magazine Poster is one of the hardest to find and most desirable of the artist’s works. Both the full size Poster and the high quality, small size Maitres de l'Affiche Art Print are stunningly beautiful and occupy the center of even the most advanced Parrish Print collections.

(Information taken from the International Poster Gallery website): The Maitres de l'Affiche series was the direct result of international interest in posters and poster artists that reached its height in the mid-1890s in Europe and America. The masterpieces of artists like Cheret, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Mucha transformed commercial advertisements into

This very rare and very beautiful, original 1897, Maitres de l'Affiche Edition of Maxfield Parrish‘s “Century“ Magazine Midsummer Issue Advertising Poster is in near mint to mint condition. The colors of the Print itself are dark, bold and vibrant with absolutely no fading or loss. The sheet is a brilliant white and it retains its original, large, full margins. The embossed seal found on all authentic Maitres de l'Affiche Art Prints is bold and crisp and we have been unable to find a single flaw on this exquisite Parrish Print. The Poster / Art Print has been framed in a simple yet beautiful, 20th century matt and frame using archival techniques and materials (overall size of framed display is approx. 18” x 23”).

An exceptionally rare, stunningly beautiful and exceptionally well preserved, original 1897, Maitres de l'Affiche Edition of Maxfield Parrish’s highly desirable “Century” Magazine Advertising Poster and a fantastic addition to any collection!!!

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