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Lot 280: Red Star Line / Antwerpen-Amerika. ca. 1899
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: HENRI CASSIERS (1858-1944) Size: 59 1/4 x 43 1/8 in./150.5 x 109.6 cm O. de Rycker, Bruxelles The hallmark of Cassiers' style is the sympathetic and colorful rendering of native people usually farmers & fishermen seeing a product from their perspective. In this poster for the Red Star Line, we are given the poignant contrast between the charmingly posed, brightly dressed peasants lining the shore and the sleek ship streaming its way from Antwerp to America. (ship)
Condition Report: B-/ Restored tears at folds & edges. Framed.
Dimensions: 59 1/4 x 43 1/8 in./150.5 x 109.6 cm
Artist or Maker: HENRI CASSIERS (1858-1944)
Date: ca. 1899