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G. STANISLAUS BRIEN (DATES UNKNOWN)SHELL OIL & PETROL / THE QUICK STARTING PAIR. Circa 1930s. 29 1/2x44 inches, 75x111 3/4 cm. Condition B: extensive overpainting along side margins and image; repaired tears, creases, abrasions and restoration in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Polish-born G. Stanislaus Brien was a linocut artist who designed posters for Shell, the London Underground and the LNER. He designed fewer than a dozen posters, and most of them depict animals. One of two variants, the other of which reads "Shell Oil & Spirit." Rare.