Fiammiferi Senza Fosforo (small), 1900 ca
This is the Italian poster at its most wildly allegorical best. Hohenstein gives us a vision of heaven and hell, all to promote sulphur-free matches! This very early Art Nouveau poster features iridescent color and an interwoven, spiraling composition to build drama. It is a uniquely Italian creation, and offers a vivid contrast to the French poster in its classicism and operatic
Very rare, and in excellent condition (as fresh as the day it was printed).
12.2 x 23.4 inches (31 x 59 cm)
| Backed on linen