May 10, 2012 - Sale 2278

Sale 2278 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 1,560
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
33 1/4x24 1/2 inches, 84 1/2x62 cm.
Condition B+: restored loss along upper left edge. Matted and framed.
Andersen is considered to be the "first great Danish poster artist, and is the father of the 20th century Danish poster" (Danish Posters np.). He began his artistic career as an illustrator and went on to become a renowned muralist, creating works for homes, businesses and international exhibitions. Here, Andersen promotes a Dance Exhibition sponsored by the Journalists' Union, who organized social and cultural events around Copenhagen and for whom he designed several posters. Danish Posters 3.