Folies Bergere Theatre & Opera Advertising Poster


Genre: Theatre & Opera
Artist: Erte
Year Printed: 1982
Size: 39" x 59
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original Folies Bergere poster. Though Erte did his best artistry in the 1930s, this is a contemporary poster. This is an ORIGINAL FIRST PRINTING of this poster designed by the artist Erte. Printed in the 1982, it was created to advertise the famous Folies Bergere in France, highlighted by the costumes and set design of Michel Gyarmathy. It measures 59 x 39 inches and is in A Unbacked A music show Folies Bergere - The new revue by Helene Martini with direction, set design and costume by Michel Gyarmathy. Colorful illustration by the notable artist and designer Erte (Romain de Tirtoff Erte; 1892-1990) showing a stylized image of a semi-nude dancer with a feathery headpiece swirling down around her elegant body as she holds a large red fan above her head with the stylized lettering for Folies Bergere on it, against a blue background with the rest of the text below in white letters. Helene Martini (aka The Empress of the Night; b 1925) was a showgirl who managed the Folies Bergere from 1974-2000. Vintage posters purchases are accompanied by a .

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