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Note 1: The text below the image reads “Dessin inedite de Keith Haring” Beneath the image there is a date, 2006, and details of the vintage wine which it promotes “Pauillac - Produce of France). Note 2: To commemorate the Allied victory in 1945, Baron Phillipe de Rothschild had the idea of embellishing the Mouton Rothschild label with art. Each year a famous painter was asked to produce a design for a label and this custom lasted from 1945 until 1996. The label design was incorporated into a poster to advertise the wine and this is an example of one of these attractive and well made pieces - on quality thick paper. Amongst the more famous “labels” and posters were: 1947 :Jean Cocteau 1955 : George Braque 195 6 : Salvador Dali 1967: Cesar 1970 : Marc Chagall 1972 : Serge Polliakoff 1974 : Robert Motherwell 1980 : Arman 1990 : Frances Bacon 1995 : Antoni Tapies 1948 : Marie Laurencin 1964 : Henry Moore 1969 : Joan Miro 1971 : Kandinski 1973 : Pablo Picasso 1975: Andy Warhol 1988 : Keith Haring 1994 : Karrel Appel 2004 HRH The Prince of Wales 2006: Lucien Freud Since 1946 only 4 vintages out of the 60 have departed from the tradition. In 1981 Baroness Philippine de Rothschild collated all the original works which had been made by the world famous artists into individual framed exhibition cases and arranged a travelling exhibition of these: since that time the show has been to many famous museums throughout the world: It began in Canada, In Japan in 1982 and later the United States (21 Cities), England, Scotland, Germany, Belgium, Hong Kong, China and Russia. Edition: Size unknown Literature: Mouton Rothschild, “Paintings for the Labels”, Published by Sotheby's 2007. The book was published when the exhibition was hosted by Sotheby's in New York City.

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