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PERCIVAL (PERCY) ALBERT TROMPF (1902-1964) AUSTRALIA / IN THE SUN. Circa 1935. 39 1/2x25 inches, 100 1/2x63 1/2 cm. Troedel & Cooper Pty. Ltd., Melbourne. Condition B+: minor repaired tears, losses and restored losses in margins, some slightly into image; creases and light foxing in margins and image. Mounted on paper. Trompf, one of Australia's most prolific and celebrated poster designers, began his artistic career designing chocolate boxes and candy wrappers for a Melbourne confectioner. He soon opened his own studio and went on to design hundreds of travel posters. Known for his "bright, colorful and optimistic images," Trompf also utilized "natural images . . . to beguile both domestic and international tourists to various regions of Australia" (Trading Places p. 29-30). Lebovic 3.