October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 76: STEFAN NORBLIN (1892-1952). WARSZAWA. Circa 1925. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. K. Kozianskich, Warsaw.(72 views)
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STEFAN NORBLIN (1892-1952) WARSZAWA. Circa 1925.
38 3/4x24 1/2 inches, 98 1/2x62 1/4 cm. K. Kozianskich, Warsaw.
Condition B+: repaired tears, creases and restoration in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds.
Norblin "was well-known for his poster designs for the Polish tourist industry. His poster work is distinguished by its unconstrained expression of subject matter, fine hand and intense color. It depicted specific Polish regions, towns and historical buildings for the Ministry of Transportation" (Polish Poster p. 87). Here, we see a view of the old buildings and spires of Warsaw seen from the Vistula river. Gebrauchsgraphik April 1, 1936, p. 43.