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      Sale 2373 | Lot 8
      Price Realized: $1,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2373 Lot 8

        LUDWIG HOHLWEIN (1874-1949) OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES / GERMANY. 1936.
        39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. Reichsbahnzentrale fur den Deutschen Reiseverkehr, Berlin.
        Condition A- / B+: repaired tears and restoration at edges; restored loss in upper left corner.
        One of the most memorable of the Winter Olympic Posters, this image was printed in 13 languages and distributed around the world. The image was also used on postcards, smaller brochures and advertising material for the Games. This is the English version. Olympics pl. 29 (var), Hohlwein p. 256 (var), Hohlwein / Stuttgart 411 (var), Art of Skiing p. 43, Alpi / Manifesti 111 (var).

        Estimate $1,000 - 1,500


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,750

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