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This product is reproduced from a publication, advertisement, or vintage print. In an effort to maintain the artistic accuracy of the original image, this final product has not been retouched. This giclée print offers beautiful color accuracy on a high-quality paper (235 gsm) that is a great option for framing with its smooth, acid free surface. Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed onto the paper’s surface creating natural color transitions.
The drama and spectacle of 19th Century Italian opera was perfectly conveyed by the flamboyant posters of Adolpho Hohenstein (1854 – 1928). Hohenstein, a German Art Nouveau master, was so synonymous with the Italian spirit that he was called “Father of the Italian Poster.” Hired by Ricordi, a music publisher which also printed posters advertising its music, Hohenstein oversaw their staff, designed postcards, and created his signature posters. Hohenstein’s 10-foot-tall posters transformed the Italian poster into an art form and perfectly complemented the drama of the theatrical Italian opera.Read More
The spectacular “Puccini La Boheme” by Adolpho Hohenstein was the perfect counterpart for the flamboyant 19th Century Italian opera music it advertised. A German Art Nouveau master, Hohenstein (1854 – 1928) was so intertwined with the Italian spirit that he was dubbed “Father of the Italian Poster.” The Italian poster became an art form when music publisher Ricordi began printing them in-house, resulting in immense works whose drama paired well with the theatrical Italian opera.