Le Pays du Sourire Theatre & Opera Advertising Poster


Genre: Theatre & Opera
Artist: Georges Dola
Year Printed: 1929
Size: 31" x 47"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original French Opera poster: Le Pays du Sourire. The land of dreams. Music from Franz Lehar. Excellent condition. Original linen backed; vibrant opera poster. This original poster was produced for the romantic Opera Le Pays Du Sourire (The Land of Smiles), by Ludwig Herzer and Fritz Lohner. The story is set in Vienna and Peking, and the imagery is both romantic and exotic, with Far East inspired costumes. Medium: Litho on paper, on linen backing (the white portion around the poster. Le Pays Du Sourire is a 1929 operetta advertisement by the artist George Dola. Translated into English as “The Land Of Smiles”, is a romantic three act operetta by the German composer, Franz Lehar. The first performance premiered in Vienna on February, 9, 1923. The operetta was organized around the performance of the lead actor, Richard Tauber, and featured music written by Lehar for the performer. The operetta toured around the globe into the 1950’s and was adapted to film several times. The story centers on the romance of a Viennese Countess who marries a Chinese Prince, only to find that the Prince is custom bound to accept other wives. The Prince’s true love for the Countess is eventually rejected, as he stands by his duty and tradition to his deep lament. Edmond Vernier, better known as Georges Dola (1872-1950) was a French poster artist, best known for his opera and musical advertising posters. His artwork often featured beautiful women in fashionable dress of the time. He created over 200 posters throughout his career. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors around the world helping them with their original vintage poster collections. Our posters come with a . We stand behind the description and condition of the vintage posters shown on the website. The Vintage Poster is an IVPDA certified vintage poster dealer. Available online to you 24/7. Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for your antique posters. You will be glad you did! We are glad to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, simply add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed! #postersforsale @TheVintagePoster

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