(1836 - 1932)
Jules Cheret was active/lived in France. Jules Cheret is known for colorful advertising posters, lithography, painting, sculpture.
Biography Jules Cheret
Considered the creator of the modern approach to poster making, Jules
Cheret did work with coloration and perspective that "caused a
revolution, a color revolution" and likely inspired the Fauve painters
whose colorful works were first publicly exhibited in 1933, the year
after his death. Because of his innovations, "there was fun and
fantasy, glimpses of laughter, whirling of dancers decorating the
kiosks of Paris, dazzling the senses and creating a movement of gaiety
that had not existed before."
Jules Cheret, who was a painter in oil and pastel as well as
lithographer, was raised in Paris in a poverty level family of
artistans. His schooling ended when he was age 13, and his
father, who was a typographe
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