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Sale 2515 Lot 534
SERGIO TRUJILLO MAGNENAT (1911-1999) BOGOTA 1938 / IV CENTENARIO / JUEGOS DEPORTIVOS BOLIVARIANOS. 1938.
39 1/4x27 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x70 cm. Litografia Colombia, Bogota.
Condition B+ / A-: small tears and creases at edges; small pin holes in corners; unobtrusive horizontal fold. Paper.
The Bolivarian games were initially held in Bogota as part of the city's 400th anniversary celebration. The name commemorates Simon Bolivar, The Liberator, who led independence movements throughout South America and is revered as a hero in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Bolivia. Beginning in 1938, these six countries competed in various sporting events during a two-week competition was modeled on the Olympic Games. To the best of our knowledge, these rare posters have never appeared on the market before. Eight different designs were created, including boxing, swimming, soccer, wrestling, javelin, discus, tennis and polo.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000