1989 Beryl Cook Signed Silkscreen Chartiers 286/300


A rare signed, limited edition lithograph Beryl Cook print, titled ‘Chartiers’, published in 1989 and numbered 286/300. The silkscreen is in mint condition and has been mounted and protected in clear plastic cellophane. It was published in the USA by Flanagan Graphics.

The print bears Beryl Cook’s hand signed pencil signature and shows a busy Paris Chartiers restaurant with the customers have table service provided by waiting staff dressed in the traditional rondin black waistcoat and a long white apron.

Beryl Cook (1926-2008) was a Plymouth artist famed for her representations of plump extroverted women. Her distinctive, comic style enjoys popularity across the world.

Bouillon Chartier, or just Chartier, is a World famous ‘bouillon’ restaurant in Paris founded in 1896. The restaurant was created by two brothers, Frédéric and Camille Chartier, with the long Belle Époque dining room, with a high ceiling supported by large columns.

Size print: 77.5 x 68 cm (30 ½ x 26 ¾ inches)
Size of Picture: 61 x 49.5 cm (24 x 26 inches)
Weight: 1703 g