Lot 246
Adolf Hohenstein (German/Italian, 1854-1928), Iris
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