Lot 31: Liberator Cycles. ca. 1899
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942) Size: 15 5/8 x 23 1/2 in./39.8 x 59.8 cm Affiches Kossuth, Paris Departing from his usual choice of showgirls and upper-class ladies, Pal gives us a Valkyrie ready to ride out in battle on her aptly-named Liberator bicycle. Due to the popularity of the original design, it was redone dozens of times by various artists who merely added some foliage or altered the text slightly. This is a new version of the Kossuth variant of the poster, in the rare smallest format. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 15 5/8 x 23 1/2 in./39.8 x 59.8 cm
Artist or Maker: PAL (Jean de Paléologue, 1860-1942)
Date: ca. 1899