From Poster Auctions International:
LOT #202: Ibsen’s Brand.
MABEL DEARMER (1872-1915)20 1/4 x 30 in./51.3 x 76.2 cmCond A.A one-woman show in a London concert hall is cleverly announced with a poster done by the performer herself. Using paper reserve for the nameless newspaper, she hides her face to intrigue us and pique our interest. In an interview in the January 1899 issue of The Poster, Dearmer speaks of the success of this, her first poster: “It brought me a great deal of work, and that, from my point of view, was eminently satisfactory. You see, it was exhibited at London, Chicago and Paris, as well as minor exhibitions” (p. 21). Although this activity led to many commissions for book illustrations, it regrettably produced only one other poster from the obviously versatile and talented artist.Est: $1,500 - $2,000

From Poster Auctions International:

LOT #202: Ibsen’s Brand.

MABEL DEARMER (1872-1915)

20 1/4 x 30 in./51.3 x 76.2 cm
Cond A.
A one-woman show in a London concert hall is cleverly announced with a poster done by the performer herself. Using paper reserve for the nameless newspaper, she hides her face to intrigue us and pique our interest. In an interview in the January 1899 issue of The Poster, Dearmer speaks of the success of this, her first poster: “It brought me a great deal of work, and that, from my point of view, was eminently satisfactory. You see, it was exhibited at London, Chicago and Paris, as well as minor exhibitions” (p. 21). Although this activity led to many commissions for book illustrations, it regrettably produced only one other poster from the obviously versatile and talented artist.
Est: $1,500 - $2,000

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