May 03, 2018 - Sale 2476

Sale 2476 - Lot 173

Price Realized: $ 1,000
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
LEWITT-HIM (JAN LEWITT, 1907-1991 & JERZY HIM, 1900-1981) FOOD NEEDS TRANSPORT / DON'T WASTE IT. 1944.
19 1/2x29 1/2 inches, 49 1/2x75 cm. Geo. Gibbons Ltd., [Leicester.]
Condition A: minor creases in margins. Paper.
Lewitt and Him were both born in Poland and met as young graphic designers. In 1933, they founded the Lewitt-Him studio and later immigrated to England in 1937. Deeply inspired by Surrealist painting, their work often played with words and images. They had an active and successful partnership designing propaganda posters during the war, and in the post-war years working on large campaigns for American Overseas Airways, the General Post Office, the London Underground and others. The two designers parted ways in 1954. The Poster 336.