Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Lithographic poster in colors on two sheets, 1898, published by G. Ricordi, Milan, poster created for Iris
, an opera by Italian composer Pietro Mascagni that premiered in 1898, presented under plexiglass in a custom, hand-carved museum quality silver leaf frame from Edward Wright of Hillsborough, NC.
SS 107.25 x 37.25 in.; DOA 112.5 x 42.75 in.Private Collection, Chapel Hill, NC
International Poster Gallery, Boston, MA
This monumental vintage poster is exceptional and is rarely offered for sale at auction. It is accompanied by a certificate of appraisal from the International Poster Gallery.
Some faint spotting, primarily upper portion; several repaired tears with restoration; colors remain vibrant; not examined out of frame.
$5,000 - 10,000