THE VINTAGE POSTER ART OF JULES CHERET
Jules Cheret (May, 31 1836 –September 23, 1932) has been called the father of the modern poster. Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Epoque poster art.
La Belle Epoque (French for "Beautiful Epoch") is the period of French history, usually between 1880 and the outbreak of World War I in 1914. A period characterized by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, and technological, scientific and cultural innovations where the arts flourished, with numerous masterpieces of literature, music, theatre, and visual art gaining extensive recognition.