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Clayton, CA, United States
DoneSat, Apr 19, 2008 7:00 PM GMT

Auction 25 - International Posters

Our 25th San Francisco poster sale will be held on April 19. The auction features 462 poster lots of the themes Travel & Sports, Military & Propaganda, Advertising, Art & Culture, Film and Work Incentive.

The sale will begin with 66 ADVERTISING posters from the 1890s through the 1950s, incl. a selection of 1939 SAN FRANCISCO WORLD'S FAIR posters. The MODERN DESIGN and CULTURAL EVENTS posters will feature MAITRES DE L'AFFICHE as well as modern classics. The FILM section is divided into 90 FILM PROGRAMS and FILM POSTERS. Following a group of 1929 MATHER WORK INCENTIVE posters is a large collection of 100+ poster lots related to American and European posters from 1915 to 1945. The sale concludes with a fine selection of approx. 120 TRAVEL & SPORTS posters. Among the highlights are Boris Streimann's "Tabu" (lot 162), Hans Stalüter's "Der Ewige Jude" (331), Gino Boccasile's "Italia Cosulich" (352) and Eileen Mayo's "Australia - Discover" (417).