1890’s Literary Wagner Opera Vintage Media Poster
PRINTED BY: Printed by the Dodd, Mead & Company Publishers, New York
AGE: 1890’s Victorian era, lithograph.
ARTIST: L.F. Hurd, graphic designer, illustrator
CONDITION: A, Linen mounted
This is a beautiful turn of the last century, American literary art poster listing Richard Wagner (1813-1883) famous opera`s such as Rienzi, Flying Dutchman, Tannhauser, Lohengrin, Tristan & Ysolde. This was the era of the first American art poster, and advertising for weekly literary publications.
The poster advertises an article by Helene Adeline Guerber, “Stories of the Wagner Opera” It features a classical art nouveau nude with musical harp, German or Germany castle in background. It is a deep red/orange and black printed on old yellow oatmeal paper, signed HURD, lower left. A beautiful and rare early American advertising, literary and opera piece. We only have this one.
Size: 11.75 × 17 inches
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