[Poster of] Bal de la Grande Ourse. Salle Bullier 51, Avenue de l’Observatoire. Mikhail Larionov, Henri Laurens.
[Poster of] Bal de la Grande Ourse. Salle Bullier 51, Avenue de l’Observatoire.

[Poster of] Bal de la Grande Ourse. Salle Bullier 51, Avenue de l’Observatoire.

[Paris]: l’Union de Artistés Russes á Paris, 1925. Original avant-garde poster. With two illustrations by Henri Laurens and Mikhail Larionov. 325 × 495 mm. Folded as issued. Minor tears on edge. Slight ghosting on recto. Altogether in fine condition.

Scarce avant-garde poster for Bal de la Grande Ourse organized by the Union of Russian Artists of Paris.

This costume ball was held annually by the Russian avant-garde artist community in Paris to raise money for their union. Numerous important modernist artists collaborated and are listed on the double-sided poster, including Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Tristan Tzara and Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes.

The advertisement includes a monogrammed illustration by modernist French sculptor and illustrator, Henri Laurens (1885–1954), and an illustration by Mikhail Larionov (1881–1964), one of the key figures of Russian avant-garde.

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Price: €600.00