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    Sale 2476 | Lot 166
    Price Realized: $1,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2476 Lot 166

      29 1/4x19 inches, 74 1/4x48 1/4 cm. James Upton Ltd., Birmingham.
      Condition B+: minor tears, creases and abrasions at edges; pin holes in corners. Hand-signed, dated and inscribed by the artist in pen. Paper.
      Largely self-taught, Games opened his studio in 1936, and he was already designing posters for major clients such as Shell, The London Transport and the National Post Office before war broke out in 1939. In 1942, during the war, he was appointed the official war poster designer, in which capacity he created more than 100 posters and became the key person for British war communication. Games Fig. 32, War Posters 270, Muller-Brockmann 88, Word and Image p. 88, Fotoplakate p. 37, Weill 498, Encyclopedie de l'Affiche p. 352.

      Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,500