La Sybille de Cumes - Hommage à Fernand Mourlot (after) Georges Rouault, 1990
Artist: Georges Rouault
Medium: Lithographic Poster, 1990
Dimensions: 29.5 x 21.5 in, 74.9 x 54.6 cm
Classic Poster Paper - Perfect Condition A+
This colourful lithographic poster illustrates the original painting "The Sybil from Cumes", an Oil on paper from 1828 that was later reproduced as a lithograph by Mourlot in 1948 under Rouault's supervision. The Cumaean Sibyl was the priestess presiding over the Apollonian oracle at Cumae, a Greek colony located near Naples, Italy.
This poster was designed in homage to the printer and founder of Atelier Mourlot - Fernand Mourlot. He changed the fabric of printing, inspiring a resurgence in lithography. Cultivating lithograph as a painter’s medium. Fernand was close friends with many celebrated artists, including Picasso, Matisse, Marc Chagall, Georges Braque, Joan Miró and Fernand Léger. This poster edition was printed in 1990, the original image first printed in 1948. Ed. 2,500.