May 23, 2019 - Sale 2510

Sale 2510 - Lot 169

Price Realized: $ 1,250
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
JEAN CARLU (1900-1997) AMERICA'S ANSWER! / PRODUCTION. 1942.
30x40 1/2 inches, 76 1/4x103 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.
Condition B+: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds.
Designed and issued six months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government reissued this poster on a larger scale the following year, when the war machine was heavily rel
iant on the mighty output from American factories. Here, power, technology and strength are combined in a modern, mechanical style. Carlu 49, Word & Image p. 93, Weill 505, Modern American 45, Modern Poster 197, Design for Victory p. 24, Zeman p. 69, The Poster 312, Avant Garde p. 171, Mechanical Age p. 121, Design Graphique p. 87, Resnick 36, MoMA 118.1968....