This early (1883) Cheret poster promotes a gallery of “Modern,” rather macabre historical subjects. The featured scene is of the catastrophic 1883 earthquake in the Gulf of Naples on the island of Ischia in which the town of Casamicciola was destroyed.
Printer: CHAIX (Succl. Cheret), Paris.
Reference: Broido, Lucy. THE POSTERS OF JULES CHERET, SECOND, REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION, 1992. Dover Publications, New York, page 21, #455.