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Aristide Bruant in his Cabaret

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Aristide Bruant-the famous performer, nightclub owner, and inventor of the chanson realiste (songs written in the slang of working-class Parisians)-appears in his signature outfit of black velvet jacket, wide brimmed hat, and long red scarf. This rare proof impression is before the addition of...

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Provenance

Ferdinand Roten, Baltimore; from whom purchased by MFA, 13 December 1956.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

1893

Catalogue Raisonné

Wittrock P09; Delteil 348 i

Dimensions

Sight: 138.4 x 96.5 cm (54 1/2 x 38 in.) Framed: 145.4 x 105.4 x 3.8 cm (57 1/4 x 41 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

56.1190

Medium or Technique

Poster, color lithograph printed in black, red, green, and gray, proof before letters

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Classifications

Prints, Posters