Edith Piaf on stage watercolor and pencil on paper, mongrammed K for Charles Kiffer (1902-1992), Workshop stamp.
Charles Kiffer (1902-1992),
This artist is best known for his drawings, paintings, prints, posters, almost all devoted to the theater, music hall and circus.
From 1918, he attended the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He realized in 1923 for his own pleasure, the portrait of Maurice Chevalier, who entrusted him with the achievement of posters for his shows in 1926 and 1927. Therefore, he was assigned "official" poster illustrator and realized thirteen posters until 1963.
He also worked for stars such as George Guétary (1933), Charles Trenet, Edith Piaf (1936), Yves Montand, Rina Ketti, as well as Josephine Baker, Brigitte Bardot, Mistinguett, clowns Alex,
From 1955, he made a dozen posters for the mime Marcel Marceau.
Kiffer also creates many sets and stage curtains for the Casino de Paris. Over sixty-five years after his first poster, Kiffer was still working in his studio in the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris where he liked to entertain his friends and contemporary artists.
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15 000 €