May 13 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2568 -

Sale 2568 - Lot 206

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000

JULIUS GIPKENS (1883-1969)

AUSSTELLUNG ALT - CHINA. 1911.


26x36 inches, 66x91 3/4 cm. Hollerbaum & Schmidt, Berlin.
Condition C: repaired tears, abrasions and extensive creases and rippling throughout; small losses at edges. Mounted on Chartex.

A self-taught poster artist, Gipkens was extremely active both before and after World War I. This poster, architecturally composed and with impeccable typography, is one of the finest examples of what the pre-First World War German poster school could produce. DFP-III 1016.