VINTAGE POSTERS AUCTION PREVIEW
Here is a preview of 10 top lots from our auction that will be held in Milan on November 20, 2018.
Normandie – C.IE G.LE Transatlantique…. Service regulier
Cassandre (Adolphe Mouron)
One of Cassandre’s masterpieces, no words are needed: the stunning Liner approaching frontally captures all eyes. This is the “service regulier” version. One almost invisible tear in lower right section; overall a fine copy. Linen-backed.
Fiera di Milano 15 – 30 Aprile
Achille Luciano Mauzan
This original maquette was never published unfortunatly, neverthless it’s undoubtly an exceptionally fine example of the Publicity Art of Achille Mauzan. Minimal loss at right margin, a few light surface defects; overall very fine item.
A superb Art Nouveau French poster, very close to the best graphic works by Mucha, Berton and Grasset. Minimal surface folds, overall excellent and fresh. Linen-backed.
E. Dethleffsen – Bern Skifabrik
A really “must-have” poster, one of a very few items designed by Carl Kunst and possibly his best work. Very light minimal surface damage in lower portion, one tear (almost invisible), overall excellent. Linen-backed. Framed.
A stunning poster, one of the best works by Nizzoli and among the most important promotional works in the Campari’s history. A superb fresh copy, in two separate sheets.
Sniafiocco il cotone nazionale
Araca (Enzo Forlivesi Montanari)
Stunning modernist poster, promoting the national synthetic cotton fiber produced in Italy during the Fascist era. A fresh and well-preserved item, with only one unobtrusive tear in the middle. Linen-backed.
Gabriele D’Annunzio – Cabiria – Edizione sonora e cantata
Spectacular four sheets poster printed at the launch of the first Italian kolossal movie in the voiced version.
Some very little restorations at center image, brilliant colours, linen backed, overall fine.
Very nice maquette signed by Bompard that portrays the actress Enrica Fantis (1906 – ?) in seductive beach costume.
Per un pugno di dollari
A stunning four-sheets poster for the first screen of the “western spaghett” trilogy. This is the very first printing where the name of the Director Sergio Leone is replaced by a nickname: Bob Robertson. Some restorations in the lower portion, almost invisible. Overall a very good copy. Linen backed.
The Beatles: Help!
Very rare Italian edition, two sheets. Very slight folds and yellowing, overall a nice copy. Linen-backed.