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Die Grille Künstlerpostkarte No 216


1930?  Colored painting postcard "Die Grille (Lafontaine's Fabeln)."    Künstlerpostkarte No 216.  La Cigale.  €9 from Akpool, Berlin, May, '20. 

This an unusual pose and setting for the cicada!  Despite the cold weather and her scant clothing, she seems more like a pinup girl than a starving artist!  The chromolithographic presentation of color and gestalt is good.  The card may be datable by the fact that the recto shares picture and message room, while the entire verso – in German -- is for the addressee and address.  This card was never posted.