Fêtes galantes is an album of romantic prints of French life among the upper classes of the nineteenth century. These depict aristocrats of the French court engaging in playful flirtations characterized by scenes from the commedia dell’arte. The prints by George Barbier (French, 1882–1932) accompany poems by Paul Verlaine. Inside message: Season's Greetings. Printed on recycled paper. Contains 12 cards and envelops. Measures 5 x 7 in.