Rare Posters

This category includes artworks that are realistic/representational, and abstract. The posters in this PSfineart collection are original serigraphs and lithographs approved and certified by artists who created them, or by museums dedicated to works of a particular artist, or by historians, experts, and auctioneers.

Enjoyed by art connoisseurs and novice collectors, contemporary art posters offer an opportunity to: 1) own and enjoy original quality art and an artist's best work, at agreeable prices, and 2) acquire rare poster images with appealing images and a slice of history. Contemporary posters are published by museums, galleries, or the artist themselves to commemorate an event such as an exhibition, a music festival, or a product advertising campaign. Museum pieces and advertising series in our collection include: Calder - Flying Colors created by Alexander Calder for Banif Airlines, Lautrec - Poster Classics authenticated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum in Albi France, and Wine Art which is a poster series that advertises California wines.

Turn of the century original classic posters from the late 19th Century, once posted on street signboards to advertise goods and theater events, are prized collector items. These images were among the first that define "art poster" as a form of graphic art. These posters, marked by highly stylized compositions that integrate text and image, were created by painters including Manet, Toulouse-Lautrec, and lesser known excellent artists. Their world of color, imagery, forms, messages, and fascinating mediums of expression, are works of legitimate art in their own right, and sell for prices ranging from hundreds of dollars to may thousands of dollars.

Our entire collection is not displayed. Contact us if you are looking for something not displayed at this time or would like us to search for rare 19th century poster classics.

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Agam638

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Yaakov Agam. Transformables. Poster. Serigraph. 40" x 20". This rare poster was acquired in 1976. It is a commemorative artwork which advertised the 1971 one man show at the renowned Denise Rene gallery in New York. The black and white image appears to tumble similarly to Agam's most well known works, which in their appearance of tumbling colors and shapes transform themselves, changing from one visual impression to another. Close-Up

$300.

See Ebgi, Israel. Representational Figurative Art.

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Josef Albers, Homage to the Red Square: Mars au Avril. Poster, Serigraph. Image and Paper size is 36" x 26". The poster is from the collection of rare and original serigraphs from the renowned New York Denise Renee Gallery. The green square image with its partner image, represented in the poster shown below, Homage to the Green Square: Mars au Avril of the same year, are the best examples of Albers. These posters were shown in his 1968 as part of the New York gallery one person show. The rag paper on which the poster is created is heavy. The texture of the ink is clean and velvet like. The color is vibrant. This work is in pristine condition. Close-Up

Note: A limited variation of the reds in this image appear on your screen. The actual artwork is made up of 4 variations of red.

$300.

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Josef Albers, Homage to the Green Square: Mars au Avril. Poster, Serigraph. Image and Paper size is 36" x 26". The poster is from the collection of rare and original serigraphs from the renowned New York Denise Renee Gallery. The green square image with its partner image, represented in the poster shown below, Homage to the Red Square: Mars au Avril of the same year, are the best examples of Albers. These posters were shown in his 1968 as part of the New York gallery one person show. The work is in mint condition. The rag paper on which the poster is created is heavy. The texture of the ink is clean and velvet like. The color is vibrant. This work is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$300.

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Alechinsky614

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Pierre Alechinsky. Artexpo 1979. Poster from an exhibition of Aleschensky's work at the International Art Exposition in Washington D.C. 1979. Offset Lithograph. The paper size is 17" x 14". The poster, margins and art surface, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$150.

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Calder667

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Alexander Calder. Foundation Maeght 69. Poster. Lithograph. 25" x 20". This rare and marvelous original lithograph poster commemorated Calder's one man show at Fondation Maeght 1969. It displays a fabulous Calder stable in the center of the image. The color is vibrant and the surface is velvet-like. The lithograph poster is in excellent condition. Close-Up

$350.

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John L. Doyle. Sharpshooters. Lithograph. 3/75. The paper size is 40" x 30". The lithograph was acquired in 1981. The lithograph is signed and numbered in pencil. The Cowboy Series, from which this lithograph is taken, was created in 1975. Sharpshooters, a monochrome hand printed stone lithograph on BFK Rives white paper, was the frontispiece for the portfolio. The ink is umber colored and the drawing is strong and sensitive. This handsome and charming montage composition presents American West "olde time favorite" personalities including Jesse James, Wyatt Earp, and Annie Oakley. The artwork, margins and art surface, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$2,000.

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Doyle641

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John L. Doyle. Cowboy Gambler. Lithograph Poster. The paper size is 40" x 30". The poster is signed in pencil. This Cowboy Gambler poster was created as part of Doyle's 1974 The Gamblers series. It was displayed at the famous Miami Beach Florida private club known as The Jockey Club, where a Doyle one man show featured The Gamblers suite. Cowboy Gamble is 5 color offset lithograph. It is a handsome, delightful portrait of a wonderfully "colorful" gambler, complete with horse racing forms, tally sheets, and portrait miniatures of horses and the Miami Beach this Gambler obviously loves. Close-Up

$650.

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Robert Indiana. Love Banner. Serigraph. Poster. The paper size id 15" x 15". The art was acquired in 1979. Color is rich and the surface is unblemished. This piece was created as a banner for an 1969 Multiples show. For description and discussion of Robert Indiana's work see the paragraphs above. The artwork is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$550.

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Robert Indiana. Skid Row. 81/125. Serigraph. The paper size is 22" x 14". The art was acquired in 1979. Color is rich and the sharp. For description and discussion of Robert Indiana's work see the paragraphs above. The artwork, margins and art surface, is in pristine condition. Close-Up | Closer

$1,750.

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Robert Indiana. New York. Serigraph. Poster. The paper size is 43" x 33". The art was acquired in 1979. Color is rich and sharp. This piece was created for Indiana's on person show at the well known Denise Rene New York Gallery. For description and discussion of Robert Indiana's work see the paragraphs above. The artwork, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$500.

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Toulouse-Lautrec. Poster Classics. Generally master art works, such as the Toulouse-Lautrec posters shown in this composite, are photomechanically reproduced in unlimited quantity to make the art they copy available to large audiences. The poster recreations in this composite, displayed below, are different. They are limited edition lithographs, drawn by a chromist, on zinc plates and lithographic stones. Although not the original posters of the late 19th Century, these are the only Lautrec poster images authenticated by the Lautrec Museum in Albi France. These perfect replicas, slightly reduced in dimensions from the original posters, have accurate and vibrant color and drawing true to the images created by Lautrec. Each piece is printed on Rives BFK 100% rag paper and bears the seal, or cachet, of the Museum. Respected as original fine quality authenticated lithograph posters, these images represent the best art produced in the period. Close-Up

Contact us to see: Elles, Jane Avril, La Chain Simpson, May Milton, Salon De Cent, and Troupe De Mille. Eglantine.

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Toulouse-de Lautrec. Divan Japonais. Lithograph. Limited Edition 1895 Replica Poster. The paper size is 31"x 34". This piece was acquired in 1985. Originally executed in 1893, this poster was designed to accompany the opening of a cafe concert (The Divan Japonais) in the rue des Martyrs. The print depicts Jane Avril, a model, seated at the edge of the orchestra pit which was used as the bar. She is made up in the Japonais fashion, her face thick with pancake makeup. The chanteuse, whose head has been left out of the picture, is Yvette Guilbert, identifiable by the long black gloves, a standard part of her costume. Despite the success of the poster, which some consider one of Lautrec's most successful, the cafe-concert closed shortly after it opened. Color is brilliant and the texture of the piece is lush. For more information on this recreation please see the paragraphs above. The artwork, full surface and texture, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$ 450.

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Toulouse-de Lautrec. May Belfort. Lithograph. Limited Edition 1895 Replica Poster. The paper size is 31" x 23 1/2" . This piece was acquired in 1985. Lautrec was fascinated with the ladies of the stage. However, few posters, if any, rival the brilliance of those of May Belfort. In this poster Belfort, a Montmartre chanteuse, is holding a small black kitten whose bright eyes stare out over the footlights into the audience. This cat also appears in a series of four other prints executed by Lautrec. This kitten was to Belfort what long black gloves were to others stars, such as Lautrec's favorite Yvette Guilbert. Color is brilliant, and the texture of the piece is lush. For more information on this recreation please see the paragraphs above. The artwork, full surface and texture, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$ 385.

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Toulouse-de Lautrec. La Revue Blanche. Lithograph. Limited Edition 1895 Replica Poster. The paper size is 37" x 27 1/2" . This piece was acquired in 1985. Originally executed in 1895, this work reflects Bonnard's influence on Lautrec's sense of graphic design. The figure is strongly reminiscent of Bonnard's La Petite Blanchissuese and Femme au Parpluie. The figure in this poster is Missia, wife of one of the directors of La Revue Blanche. Color is brilliant and the texture of the piece is lush. For more information on this recreation please see the paragraphs above. The artwork, full surface and texture, is in pristine condition. Close-Up

$450.

Contact us to see other available Lautrec Museum de Albi certified replicas including: Elles, Jane Avril, La Chain Simpson, May Milton, Salon De Cent, and Troupe De Mille. Eglantine.

Contact us if you require our search service to locate any original 19th Century Poster Classic.

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Clayton Pond. Bicentennial 1776-1976. Serigraph. Limited Edition Poster. The paper size is 40" x 28". This commemorative work was acquired in 1976. The artwork, art surface and texture, is in excellent condition. Close-Up

$450.

See Peter Max, American Artist.

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WineArt: 1978-81

The posters illustrated in this composite and displayed below are replicas of the labels used on the wines they advertise. The posters were created as art posters in 1983. The works are original lithographs and their quality is excellent. The wine labels in our collection include: Chateau Montela, Frog's Leap, Jordan, Mt. Veeder, Panache, Pecota, Scramsberg, St. Clement, and Stag's Leap. Close-Up


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WineArt. Frog's Leap. Poster. Lithograph. The paper size is 30" x 22". Frog's Leap is a wonderful poster with rich color and gold raised margins around the image. This charming illustration advertises Sauvignon Blanc from the Napa Valley in California. The art poster is in pristine condition. Close-up

$400.

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WineArt. Mount Veeder. Poster. Lithograph. The paper size is 30" x 22". This Mount Veeder Winery poster is handsome art. The decorative V is reminiscent of ornate complex interlace patterns used in 6th century biblical illustrations and illustrations of the Byzantine period, when some of the most beautiful books ever were made. In the 1500's early printed manuscripts were adorned with illustrative drawing such as on this poster. This poster art has gold ink around boarders and fine quality inked lithograph surface. The art poster is in pristine condition. Close-up

$500.

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WineArt. Panache. Poster. Lithograph. The paper size is 22" x 22". This beautiful Panache wine label takes its design from the French Bell Epoque art period and the art of world renown Austrian artist Alphonse Mucha's Reverie, which was used in calendar and poster designs in 1896. The woman in Mucha's Reverie has, over the years, been called "the girl with bedroom eyes." This handsome wine art poster has a gold embossed seal. Gold ink is used in the boarders around the image and it has fine quality inked lithograph surface. This art poster is in pristine condition. Close-up

Note: The seal in this original poster is embossed with design and printing. Photographic process for website display may have compromised the look of the image and the fine graphic quality presented in this original poster.

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