Feb 12, 2015 - Sale 2373

Sale 2373 - Lot 4

Price Realized: $ 5,250
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
FRANZ WÜRBEL (1896-?) OLYMPIC GAMES. 1936.
39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm.
Condition A-: minor repaired tears, restored losses and restoration at edges.
Würbel's official poster of the 1936 Olympic Games "was designed to dominate and impress . . . [and] met the threefold objective of indicating the importance of the Olympiad, proclaiming Berlin as the host city and publicizing the Games in an effective and internationally understan
dable manner" (Olympic Posters p. 45). This is the English version. Olympics p. 45, Olympic Posters p. 46, Sport 92 (var), Art Deco Graphics p. 105 (var)....