A circa 1898 poster by Henri Thiriet, titled Absinthe Berthelot, a rare Belle Epoque design depicting a bustling outdoor café scene, sold for $108,000 at Auction LXXIX (#79), held October 27th by Poster Auctions International (PAI) in New York City. Also, Alphonse Mucha’s 1902 poster Cycles Perfecta realized $36,000; Manuel Orazi’s La Maison Moderne from 1900 changed hands for $78,000; and Henri de Toulouse Lautrec’s Salon des Cent from 1896 topped out at $78,000. Prices include the buyer’s premium.
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