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JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952) New York World's Fair.

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JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952) New York World's Fair.
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JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952)
New York World's Fair. Color lithograph poster, unbacked, 762x508 mm, 30x20 inches. Grinnell Litho. Co., Inc., New York. 1939. This is the larger format. Atherton was a graphic designer and a surrealist painter. While he designed numerous covers for The Saturday Evening Post, Fortune and Holidaymagazines, his output of posters was rather small; he is best remembered for this poster he designed for the New York World's Fair. He also designed at least two World War II posters. World of Tomorrow p. 218, Streamline p. 75.
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JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952) New York World's Fair.

Estimate $700 - $1,000
Jan 27, 2022
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Starting Price $500
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Est. $700 - $1,000Starting Price $500
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JOHN ATHERTON (1900-1952)
New York World's Fair. Color lithograph poster, unbacked, 762x508 mm, 30x20 inches. Grinnell Litho. Co., Inc., New York. 1939. This is the larger format. Atherton was a graphic designer and a surrealist painter. While he designed numerous covers for The Saturday Evening Post, Fortune and Holidaymagazines, his output of posters was rather small; he is best remembered for this poster he designed for the New York World's Fair. He also designed at least two World War II posters. World of Tomorrow p. 218, Streamline p. 75.

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