Fer Bravais contre L'Anemie.
Paris: Delanchy, 1898. The poster beautifully illustrates the overworked seamstress, slumped in fatigue in front of her sewing machine. It advertises a tonic for anemia, supposedly the solution for her sweat shop existence.
Willette (1857-1926) was a French caricaturist, painter, lithographer and architect of the Moulin Rouge, whose many works in the illustrated press (Le Rire & Le Pied de Nez) He was active during the Belle Epoque and Art Nouveau period. Willette also contributed posters to Masters of the Poster (Maitres de l'Affiche). 23 x 15 1/2" including the plate mark, 30 1/2 x 23" frame dimensions. Item #27947