Portrait - Jules Cheret
Portrait

Jules Cheret (May 31, 1836 - September 23, 1932) was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of poster art. Often called the father of the modern poster.

Born in Paris to a poor but creative family of artisans, a lack of finances meant Jules Cheret had a very limited education. At age thirteen, he began a three-year apprenticeship with a lithographer and then his interest in painting led him to take an art course at the École Nationale de Dessin.

Like most other fledgling artists, Cheret studied the techniques of various artists, past and present, by visiting Paris museums.



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Reproduction of a poster advertising the 'Taverne Olympia'... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Reproduction of a poster advertising the 'Taverne Olympia'...
Poster advertising the Palais de Glace on the Champs... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Poster advertising the Palais de Glace on the Champs...
Mercredi 9 decembre 1896, Journee Sarah Bernhardt,... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Mercredi 9 decembre 1896, Journee Sarah Bernhardt,...
Reproduction of a Poster Advertising the 'Bal au Moulin... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Reproduction of a Poster Advertising the 'Bal au Moulin...
Reproduction of a poster advertising an 'Exhibition... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Reproduction of a poster advertising an 'Exhibition...
Poster advertising 'Spanish Dancers, Rollercoasters'... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Poster advertising 'Spanish Dancers, Rollercoasters'...
The Mime Artist Georges Wague as Pierrot, 1909 - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
The Mime Artist Georges Wague as Pierrot, 1909
Reproduction of a poster advertising 'Pan', a journal... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Reproduction of a poster advertising 'Pan', a journal...
Woman Playing a Lute, 1912 - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Woman Playing a Lute, 1912
Danseuse Aux Cymbales - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Danseuse Aux Cymbales
Reproduction of a poster advertising 'Fairyland, The... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Reproduction of a poster advertising 'Fairyland, The...
Poster advertising the publication of 'L'Argent' by... - Jules Cheret - www.jules-cheret.org
Poster advertising the publication of 'L'Argent' by...

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