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    Sale 2476 | Lot 156
    Price Realized: $1,125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2476 Lot 156

      A. ERNST KRETSCHMANN (1897-1941) PKZ. 1924.
      50x36 inches, 127x91 1/2 cm. Wolfsberg, Zurich.
      Condition A-: repaired tears in margins; replaced lower right corner.
      Kretschmann, who fought in World War I for 2 years, worked predominantly as painter of military scenes and portraits during World War II. In stark contrast to his military art, during the inter-war years, Kretschmann created this one fashion design poster in addition to his illustrations for fashion periodicals and books. It is a visual symphony of olive, blue, black and red that resonates from the border to the shadow cast by the dapper man. Lithe and elegant, it is a fitting touch that the color of the typography matches the young man's tie.

      Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,125