May 03, 2018 - Sale 2476

Sale 2476 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 938
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
TOM ECKERSLEY (1914-1997) & ERIC LOMBERS (1914-1978) VISIT THEM BY LONDON TRANSPORT / BRITISH MUSEUM. 1938.
39 3/4x24 3/4 inches, 101x63 cm. John Swain & Son, Ltd., London.
Condition B+: minor scuffing in image; tear at bottom edge; small tears, creases and abrasions at edges; slight time-staining at sides. Paper.
"Eckersley enjoyed a long and distinguished career in graphic design. Eckersley designed his first posters in 1935 and c
ontinued until 1995 . . . [He] attended Salford School of Art from 1930 to 1934 where he met Eric Lombers. The two began to design posters together . . . and quickly established themselves as poster designers in London. From 1935 onwards, they received a steady flow of commissions from major patrons of poster art" (Modern British Posters p. 101)....