Jules Cheret | the artist
The artist Jules Cheret
Born May 31 1836, Paris, France.
Died Sept 23 1932, Montmartre, Paris, France.
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French lithographer, poster designer and painter, Cherets formal training in art was limited to a course at the Ecole Nationale de Dessin, Paris, as a pupil of Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran…
Like most other fledgling artists, Chéret studied the techniques of various artists, past and present, by visiting Paris museums. Although some of his paintings earned him a certain respect, it was work creating advertising posters that he took on just to pay his bills that eventually became his dedication and for which he is remembered today…Wikipedia