Feb 12, 2015 - Sale 2373

Sale 2373 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 1,750
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
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 brochu
res 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)....