May 13, 2021 - Sale 2568

Sale 2568 - Lot 206

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000

JULIUS GIPKENS (1883-1969)


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.