October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 106: ROGER BRODERS (1883-1953). ROME. 1921. 42x30 inches, 106x78 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.(41 views)
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ROGER BRODERS (1883-1953) ROME. 1921.
42x30 3/4 inches, 106 3/4x78 cm. Cornille & Serre, Paris.
Condition A- / B+: punch holes and minor restoration in right margin and lower right corner.
Broders' first travel posters were for destinations outside of France. Stylistically these early images were very similar to posters designed by other renowned travel poster artists such as E. Paul Champseix, Constant Duval, Julien Lacaze and Charles Hallo (Alo). Broders' early posters show a commanding use of depth of field, each having a pronounced foreground and background, set off from each other by strongly contrasting colors and shades of light. Broders p. 105, Perry / Broders p. 90, Wagons-Lits 170, Chemins de Fer 162, Luxusreisen p. 61.