May 25, 2017 - Sale 2449

Sale 2449 - Lot 161

Price Realized: $ 312
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
DONALD BRÜN (1909-1999) BELL. 1951.
50 1/4x35 1/2 inches, 127 1/2x90 1/4 cm. Wassermann, Basel.
Condition A-: minor tears and abrasions at edges; creases in image; clear tape on verso; pin holes in corners. Paper.
Bell, the Swiss meat processing company, was founded in Basel in 1869. Throughout the 20th century, they worked with many of Switzerland's most prominent designers on their advertising, including Brün, Stoecklin, Leupin, Eidenbenz and Piatti. These formidable artists encompassed a myriad of different design genres in their work, leaving a legacy of delectable, memorable and often humorous images for the company.