This poster was featured in a Channel No 5 campaign in Paris France in 1997.
The image was created by Andy Warhol in the mid 1980s but was not used until the Channel campaign.
These posters are from the first and only print run and there are few left worldwide.
The item is linen backed which preserves and protects the poster from accidental creasing or tearing and provides a secure base for framing.
The image is plate signed “Andy Warhol” ie the signature is part of the poster and bears the Chanel and Warhol Foundation trademark statements.
Available in four colour combinations the image measures approximately 56cm x 74cm (22″ x 29″
£300 linen backed, unframed, now available with free UK postage.
Andy Warhol created the Chanel No5 poster circa 1985 as part of his ADS series of prints. Chanel having the rights to use the image waited until 1997 to make the posters available to the general public for advertising . The images were used in a campaign from June 1997. Postcards given out at parfumeries in France using the Warhol image on one side and offering the perfume on the other. The text said that a limited edition poster celebrating Warhol and Chanel would be available for a limited time at parfumeries, department stores etc and that is where the 22×29 edition comes from. With the purchase of a bottle of Chanel N5 could have the Warhol Posters. The larger 47×67 inch size was used in June of 1997 at Bus Stops in Paris.