Lot 126: ANTON VAN ANROOY (1870-1949). NORFOLK / LNER. Circa 1925. 40x50 inches, 102x127 cm. John Waddington Ltd., Leeds.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ANTON VAN ANROOY (1870-1949) NORFOLK / LNER. Circa 1925.
40 1/4x50 inches, 102 1/4x127 cm. John Waddington Ltd., Leeds.
Condition B+: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and restoration in margins and image and along vertical fold; pin holes in corners; "NYSL" pin holes in bottom right corner.
Van Anrooy designed posters for both the Great Western Railway and the London and Northeastern Railway. Here, two female tourists help put the ruins of Norfolk's Castle Acre Priory into perspective. As with most of his posters, great attention is paid to architectural detail.