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Publisher: ROULET, G.
Title: Salon des Cent, exposition de l'œuvre de Gaston Roullet du 8 au 28 février 1895.
Published in: Paris, 1894-1895
Size: 21.9 x 14.2 inches.
55.5 x 36.0 cm.

In printed colours.
Condition: Linen-backed. Small marginal restored tear. Light waterstaining in the lower left corner. Else in very good condition.
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Lithograph poster for the exhibition of the painter Gaton Roulet at Le Salon des Cent.

The Salon des Cent (also known as “Salon des 100”, “Salon de La Plume”) is a French art exhibition salon imagined by Léon Deschamps, launched in Paris in February 1894 in the hall of the review La Plume. The idea, quite original for the time, was to exhibit and sell mainly prints and drawings, all associated with a literary and artistic periodical.
The last edition, the 53rd, took place at the end of 1900.

Born in Île de Ré, Gaston Roullet (1847-1925) devotes his work as a painter and illustrator to the maritime world from which he came. Appointed to the prestigious body of official painters of the Navy in 1885, his navies evoke the coasts of Brittany and Normandy, as well as the exotic landscapes of the colonies of Africa, Oceania and Indochina he visited. His creations were the subject of an exhibition in 1895 at the Salon des Cent organized in Paris by the review La Plume.
The exhibition poster, designed by Roullet himself, is one of the few at the Salon des Cent to evoke dynamic activity and reproduce movement.

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ROULET, G. - Salon des Cent, exposition de l'œuvre de Gaston Roullet du 8 au 28 février 1895.

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