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DoneSat, May 03, 2014 4:00 PM EDT
San Francisco, California, USA

Auction 37 - International Posters

Vintage Poster Auction: Our 37th San Francisco poster sale will be held on May 3, 2014. The auction features 371 poster lots related to Travel & Sports, Advertising, Art, Design & Culture, Work Incentive and Military & Propaganda. Among the auction highlights are Leonetto Cappiello's poster "Barbier Dauphin" (lot 24), Claude Gadoud's "Vins Camp Romain" (25), Louis Oppenheims "S. Adam" (62), Alexander Schawinsky's large version of "Princeps" (63), several very rare World's Fair posters, incl. prints from the very first World's Expo in London in 1851 (84, 85, 87), a large 1889 Eiffel Tower poster from the Paris World's Fair (94) and a work by Weimar Pursell for the 19364 Fair in Chicago, Alphonse Mucha's " Societe Populaire des Beaux-Arts" (94), a heretofore unknown 1950 original artwork for a poster design by Le Corbusier (129), James Montgomery Flagg's "I want you for U.S. Army" (203), and several works by A.M Cassandre, incl. Etoile du Nord (288) and Cote d'Azur (292).