Nov 14, 2019 - Sale 2524

Sale 2524 - Lot 163

Price Realized: $ 8,125
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
OTTO BRENNEMANN (1894-1951) FOOTBALL / NOTRE DAME BY SOUTH SHORE LINE. 1926.
42x27 3/4 inches, 106 3/4x70 1/2 cm. Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago.
Condition A: minor creases in upper right corner; minor restoration along printer's creases and horizontal fold.
Otto Brennemann was born in Germany, and worked in automotive design before serving in the German Army during World War I. After the war, he immigrated to the United States, working as an artist for Popular Mechanics. He designed at least nine posters for the South Shore Line in 1926 and 1927. Knute Rockne was in his ninth year as head coach for Notre Dame in 1926; during the season, the Fighting Irish won 9 out of their 10 games. rare. We could find no other example at auction in more than 20 years. Duneland p. 75....