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    Edith Piaf French Personality Poster (Atelier Girbal Paris/Disques Columbia, Late 1930s). French Grande (45" X 63"). Gaston Girbal Artwork.
    Gaston Girbal (1888-1978) was a French illustrator and painter well known for the glamorous images he created for entertainers such as Edith Piaf and Josephine Baker and theatre companies such as the Folies Bergère and Casino de Paris. Piaf (1915-1963) was widely regarded as France's national chanteuse from the mid 1930s to the early 1960s, and her voice and music continue to be celebrated globally. Girbal perfectly captures the iconic essence of the "La Vie en Rose" singer, also known as "The Little Sparrow." This stone litho poster has maintained impressive color saturation, and was restored on linen to address minor signs of handling. A new offering from Heritage! Touchup has been applied to the folds. Very Fine on Linen.


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