May 13 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2568 -

Sale 2568 - Lot 226

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000

OTTO BAUMBERGER (1889-1961)

FORSTER TEIL AUSVERKAUF. 1928.


50 1/4x35 1/2 inches, 127 1/2x90 1/4 cm. J.C. Müller, Zurich.
Condition B+: sharp creases at edges and in image; small tears and abrasions at edges; hinged to mount. Paper. Framed.

In this poster for the Forster carpet firm, Baumberger uses geometric forms to represent "the end view of a roll of floor covering and the rectangle of a rug" (Swiss Graphic Design p. 58). MoMA 326.1984, Modern Poster 124, Swiss Graphic Design p. 58, Baumberger 136, Realisme 48, Made in Switzerland p. 54.