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(THE OFFICE) Album containing 21 photographs depicting members of the Drybrough Co.,

Lot 84: (THE OFFICE) Album containing 21 photographs depicting members of the Drybrough Co.,

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

New York, NY, USA

Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: (THE OFFICE) Album containing 21 photographs depicting members of the Drybrough Co., apparently a Kentucky-based bottling firm that may have been related to the British brewery of the same name. The photographs focus on the "human side" of the company; its product appears nowhere. The album opens with a a picture of the president and founder working at his desk; the VP and general counsel are depicted similarly. Pictures of the staff have slogans like "United for Service," "Designed for Efficiency," "Quality in Everything," and "Merited Relaxation." Silver prints, 7 1/4x9 1/4 inches (18.4x23.5 cm.), linen backed, with caption information in the negative. Oblong 4to, black cloth, twin-bolt binding. 1924-1925

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JACKSON, ROBERT (1934- ) Group of 3 photographs of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald.

Lot 112: JACKSON, ROBERT (1934- ) Group of 3 photographs of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald.

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: JACKSON, ROBERT (1934- ) Group of 3 photographs of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald. Wire service silver prints, each approximately 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.). 1963

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HAEBERLE, RON (1940(?)- ) My Lai Massacre.

Lot 116: HAEBERLE, RON (1940(?)- ) My Lai Massacre.

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: HAEBERLE, RON (1940(?)- ) My Lai Massacre. Wire service silver print, 6x8 3/4 inches (15.2x22.2 cm.), with a handwritten caption, hand stamp, and clipping on verso. 1970

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(ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM) Group of 6 photographs depicting Civil War veterans

Lot 146: (ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM) Group of 6 photographs depicting Civil War veterans

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: (ARMY MEDICAL MUSEUM) Group of 6 photographs depicting Civil War veterans recovering from bullet wounds, bone fractures, and generally healing from injuries sustained during the war. Albumen prints, each approximately 8 1/2x6 1/2 inches (21.6x16.5 cm.), attached to vintage mounts, 3 with printed gold captions on mounts recto, with numeric notations, in ink, in an unknown hand, and all with the Surgeon General's Office's lengthy descriptive captions adhered to mounts verso. 1860s-1870s

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BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET (1904-1971) Portfolio entitled

Lot 210: BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET (1904-1971) Portfolio entitled "Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints."

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April 17, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,500

Description: BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET (1904-1971) Portfolio entitled "Twelve Soviet Photo-Prints." With 12 (of 12) photogravures, approximately 13x9 inches (33x22.9 cm.), and the reverse, sheet size 19 1/2x14 inches (49.5x35.6 cm.), with a caption printed on recto. Large folio, black-stamped green folding jacket with the captions on the back inside flap, slightly soiled; contents loose as issued. 1930-1932; printed 1934

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ERWIN DOMINIK OSEN (1891-1970). MUNCHENER KUNSTLER THEATER / MIKADO. 1913. 40x28 inches, 101x28 cm. G. Shuh, Munich.

Lot 3: ERWIN DOMINIK OSEN (1891-1970). MUNCHENER KUNSTLER THEATER / MIKADO. 1913. 40x28 inches, 101x28 cm. G. Shuh, Munich.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Description: ERWIN DOMINIK OSEN (1891-1970) MUNCHENER KUNSTLER THEATER / MIKADO. 1913. 40x28 1/2 inches, 101 1/2x28 1/2 cm. G. Shuh, Munich. Condition B+ / A-: light vertical and horizontal folds; minor foxing in margins and image; minor abrasions in image. Little is known about Osen, aside from a few paintings of his that have appeared on the market. For this, his only known poster, he presents an intriguing, expressionism-influenced typographic construction to promote a German production of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta. Max Schwartzer also designed a poster for this production. DFP-III 2499.

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RUDI FELD (1896-1994). DIE GEFAHR DES BOLSCHEWISMUS. 1919. 36x27 inches, 93x68 cm.

Lot 8: RUDI FELD (1896-1994). DIE GEFAHR DES BOLSCHEWISMUS. 1919. 36x27 inches, 93x68 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: RUDI FELD (1896-1994) DIE GEFAHR DES BOLSCHEWISMUS. 1919. 36 3/4x27 inches, 93 1/4x68 1/2 cm. Condition B+: restored losses, repaired tears, creases and overpainting in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. "Political life in the [post World War I German] republic was haunted by the fear of communism that posters of the antibolshevik leagues and volunteer corps had helped propagate" (Paret p. 122). "The specter of communism in the form of death is one of the old motifs of anti-socialist propaganda. Since the Russian October Revolution, it often carries "Asian" traits -- in this case, the yellow color of the cranium and the curved dagger between his teeth. Gallows and graves in the background show that socialism equals death" (Politische Plakate p. 50). Rudi Feld became the head of advertising for UFA films in the 1930s and went on to work in Hollywood. Zeman p. 106, Paret 177, Plakat-Kunst p. 86, Modern Poster 71, Politische Plakate p. 50.

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HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961). ARBEITER HUNGER TOD NAHT. 1919. 29x40 inches, 74x103 cm.

Lot 9: HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961). ARBEITER HUNGER TOD NAHT. 1919. 29x40 inches, 74x103 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961) ARBEITER HUNGER TOD NAHT. 1919. 29 1/4x40 1/2 inches, 74 1/4x103 cm. Condition B: visible overpainting along vertical and horizontal folds; restored losses in margins; repaired tears and restoration in margins and image; faded overall. Fuchs worked for most of his life in his native Berlin. In addition to studies at the Berlin Akademie under Lovis Corinth, he also studied at the Wiemar Art School. After World War I, he joined the November Group, whose artistic members advocated for a social revolution, a greater role for artists in the new German Republic and unification between art and the populace. Between 1918 and 1919, the November Group also worked with the "Publicity Office of the German Republic" (Werbedienst der Deutschen Republik), a governmental branch aimed at restoring civility and order to society in the trauma following the end of the War. Fuchs designed two posters for the cause in his "distinctive graphic style in which expressionist vocabularies of violent color and distorted form united with dynamic yet legible text exhorting workers to support the new Republic" (www.moma.org). War Posters 168, Verfuhrungen 57, Modern Poster 74, Kunst 147, Plakat-Kunst p. 88, Word & Image p. 50, Politsche Plakate p. 47, The Poster 141, Interationale Plakate 323.

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HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961). ARBEITER, WOLLT IHR SATT WERDEN? 1919. 29x37 inches, 101x94 cm. A. Wohlfeld, Magdeburg.

Lot 10: HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961). ARBEITER, WOLLT IHR SATT WERDEN? 1919. 29x37 inches, 101x94 cm. A. Wohlfeld, Magdeburg.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Description: HEINZ FUCHS (1886-1961) ARBEITER, WOLLT IHR SATT WERDEN? 1919. 29 3/4x37 inches, 101x94 cm. A. Wohlfeld, Magdeburg. Condition B: restored losses in margins; repaired tears, creases and overpainting in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Here the message reads, "Do you want to satisfy your hunger? Without coal there will be no food - agriculture and mining are calling you," and "work brings bread." Politische Plakate p. 48, Hoffnung und Widerstand p. 162, LACMA M.2003.114.121.

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WALTER DEXEL (1890-1973). AUSSTELLUNG KUNSTVEREIN JENA. Leaflet. 1923. 5x11 inches, 14x29 cm.

Lot 12: WALTER DEXEL (1890-1973). AUSSTELLUNG KUNSTVEREIN JENA. Leaflet. 1923. 5x11 inches, 14x29 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $700 - $1,000

Description: WALTER DEXEL (1890-1973) AUSSTELLUNG KUNSTVEREIN JENA. Leaflet. 1923. 5 3/4x11 3/4 inches, 14 1/2x29 3/4 cm. Condition A- / B+: red underlining in text; vertical folds as issued. Paper. Dexel's strict Constructivist style "used exclusively typography and abstract geometrical markers" (Avant Garde p. 64). He eschewed pictorial imagery for "the use of ornament based entirely on the precise geometric forms of the rectangle and the circle, and the almost exclusive use of a geometrically based sans-serif type" (Word & Image p. 56). MoMA 653.1999.

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STENBERG BROTHERS (VLADIMIR, 1899-1982, GEORGII, 1900-1933) & YAKOV RUKLEVSKY. OTREZANNYE OT MIRA [ISOLATED FROM THE WORLD.] 1926. 42x2

Lot 18: STENBERG BROTHERS (VLADIMIR, 1899-1982, GEORGII, 1900-1933) & YAKOV RUKLEVSKY. OTREZANNYE OT MIRA [ISOLATED FROM THE WORLD.] 1926. 42x2

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Description: STENBERG BROTHERS (VLADIMIR, 1899-1982, GEORGII, 1900-1933) & YAKOV RUKLEVSKY OTREZANNYE OT MIRA [ISOLATED FROM THE WORLD.] 1926. 42 1/2x28 1/4 inches, 108x71 3/4 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears and losses along vertical and horizontal folds and at edges; creases in margins and image. Mounted on Japan. The Stenberg Brothers revolutionized the concept of the movie poster in the 1920s with their innate sense of design and a technique of their own devising, whereby photos from movies were projected onto canvases and traced in order to create photomontages. Having been given total artistic freedom within the early years of the new Soviet state, they were the first to abandon the standard promotional technique of realistically depicting movie scenes on posters. This is one of their earlier posters. Eileen Sedgwick and William Desmond were silent screen stars who appeared in three movies together: Beasts of Paradise (1923); The Winking Idol (1926) and Strings of Steel (1926). Although these films have been lost to time, this is likely the earliest of them, as parts of the film are listed as being held in the Russian film archives.

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NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986). [THE RESULTING PROBLEMS.] 1932. 36x23 inches, 91x58 cm.

Lot 20: NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986). [THE RESULTING PROBLEMS.] 1932. 36x23 inches, 91x58 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986) [THE RESULTING PROBLEMS.] 1932. 36x23 inches, 91 1/2x58 1/2 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears and repaired tears at edges; creases, abrasions and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; pencil notations in image. Framed. The top of the poster bears the last three Cyrillic letters of the word "October" and below it says "Next Tasks." The red text in the left margin explains that this is one of seven posters in a series of which this is the fifth, and outlines the order in which they should be displayed. Although the entire series has not been recorded it is likely that the overall title would be "The Outcome of October" or "The Tasks of October."

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VASILY ELKIN (1897-1991). [RESULTS OF STRUGGLE AND CONSTRUCTION.] Circa 1930s. 36x23 inches, 91x58 cm.

Lot 21: VASILY ELKIN (1897-1991). [RESULTS OF STRUGGLE AND CONSTRUCTION.] Circa 1930s. 36x23 inches, 91x58 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: VASILY ELKIN (1897-1991) [RESULTS OF STRUGGLE AND CONSTRUCTION.] Circa 1930s. 36x23 inches, 91 1/2x58 1/2 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears and repaired tears at edges; creases, abrasions and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; pencil notations in image. Framed. This is the second poster in the series described in the previous lot. Designed by Elkin, with caricatures by Konevsky, the poster includes the printed resolutions from the XVII Conference of the Communist party.

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NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986). [FOR ORGANIZATIONAL AND ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING OF KOLKHOZES.] 1932. 35x22 inches, 90x57 cm.

Lot 22: NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986). [FOR ORGANIZATIONAL AND ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING OF KOLKHOZES.] 1932. 35x22 inches, 90x57 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: NATALIA SERGEEVNA PINUS (1901-1986) [FOR ORGANIZATIONAL AND ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING OF KOLKHOZES.] 1932. 35 3/4x22 3/4 inches, 90 3/4x57 3/4 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears, repaired tears and staining at edges; creases and abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; pencil notations in image. This is the sixth poster in the series described in lot 20. The quaotation along the bottom, from Stalin, reads, "with Lenin's banner we won in the battles for October Revolution. With Lenin's banner we achieved the decisive successes in the struggle for the victory of socialist construction. With the same banner we will win in the proletariat revolution all over the world." Kolkhozes were collective farms.

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A.V. KOROTKOV (DATES UNKNOWN). [LET'S BUILD THE RAILWAY TRACK MOSCOW - DONBASS WITH BOLSHEVIK'S TEMPO!] 1932. 29x41 inches, 75x106 cm

Lot 23: A.V. KOROTKOV (DATES UNKNOWN). [LET'S BUILD THE RAILWAY TRACK MOSCOW - DONBASS WITH BOLSHEVIK'S TEMPO!] 1932. 29x41 inches, 75x106 cm

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,000

Description: A.V. KOROTKOV (DATES UNKNOWN) [LET'S BUILD THE RAILWAY TRACK MOSCOW - DONBASS WITH BOLSHEVIK'S TEMPO!] 1932. 29 1/2x41 3/4 inches, 75x106 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears, repaired tears and staining at edges; creases and abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; pencil notations in image; tape on verso. A Ukrainian poster printed in Kharkiv stating, "By August 1, 1933 there should be 24 pairs of trains running between Moscow and the Donbass . . . The railway Moscow - Donbass is a power victory for the Soviet proletariats!" The Donbass, or Donets Basin, is a coal-producing region in eastern Ukraine.

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I.I. LYSENKO (DATES UNKNOWN). [WE ARE ALWAYS READY TO WORK FOR DEFENSE OF THE USSR.] 1932. 14x20 inches, 35x52 cm.

Lot 24: I.I. LYSENKO (DATES UNKNOWN). [WE ARE ALWAYS READY TO WORK FOR DEFENSE OF THE USSR.] 1932. 14x20 inches, 35x52 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: I.I. LYSENKO (DATES UNKNOWN) [WE ARE ALWAYS READY TO WORK FOR DEFENSE OF THE USSR.] 1932. 14x20 1/2 inches, 35 1/2x52 cm. Condition A-: repaired tears at edges; minor restoration along vertical fold.

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GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938). [LONG LIVE THE MULTIMILLION - MEMBER LENINIST KOMSOMOL.] 1932. 57x40 inches, 145x103 cm.

Lot 27: GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938). [LONG LIVE THE MULTIMILLION - MEMBER LENINIST KOMSOMOL.] 1932. 57x40 inches, 145x103 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Description: GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938) [LONG LIVE THE MULTIMILLION - MEMBER LENINIST KOMSOMOL.] 1932. 57 1/4x40 1/2 inches, 145 1/2x103 cm. Condition B: repaired tears, creases, abrasions, restoration, overpainting and staining along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; restored losses at edges. Two-sheets. Mounted on Japan.

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GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938). [LONG LIVE THE USSR - PROTOTYPE OF BROTHERHOOD OF WORKING PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS!] 1935. 33x47 inches, 85x12

Lot 28: GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938). [LONG LIVE THE USSR - PROTOTYPE OF BROTHERHOOD OF WORKING PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS!] 1935. 33x47 inches, 85x12

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Description: GUSTAV KLUTSIS (1895-1938) [LONG LIVE THE USSR - PROTOTYPE OF BROTHERHOOD OF WORKING PEOPLE OF ALL NATIONS!] 1935. 33 3/4x47 1/4 inches, 85 3/4x120 cm. Condition B-: sharp vertical creases; repaired tears, restored losses, creases, abrasions and overpainting along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; staining in margins into image. Two-sheets. Mounted on Japan. Power of Images p. 129.

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KUKRYNIKSY. [FOR THE SOVIET COUNTRY BEAT THE GERMAN BEASTS.] TASS WINDOW NO. 534. 1942. 83x44 inches, 210x111 cm.

Lot 31: KUKRYNIKSY. [FOR THE SOVIET COUNTRY BEAT THE GERMAN BEASTS.] TASS WINDOW NO. 534. 1942. 83x44 inches, 210x111 cm.

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Description: KUKRYNIKSY [FOR THE SOVIET COUNTRY BEAT THE GERMAN BEASTS.] TASS WINDOW NO. 534. 1942. 83x44 inches, 210 3/4x111 3/4 cm. Condition B- / C+: tears, losses, creases and abrasions along sharp vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; tape in top margin; time-staining in text banner affixed to bottom; text banner affixed to top. Seven-sheets attached. Paper. "In the immediate aftermath of the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941, a group of artists and writers in Moscow joined forces under the auspices of the TASS News Agency, to produce large-scale posters [Tass Windows, so called as they were intended to hang in storefront or office building windows for all passers-by to view] - designed to reassure and rouse the Soviet citizenry while manipulating the information it received in the service of envisioning a new world order. Over the 1,418 days of World War II on the Eastern Front . . . the Tass studio produced some 1,240 designs" (Windows on the War p. 13). Devising almost a new image every day, they were each labor-intensive, multi-panel stencils, combining imagery with text. Kukryniksy was actually three artists, Mikhail Kupriyanov, Porfiri Krylov and Nikolai Sokolov, who combined letters from their names to come up with their collective working name. The trio designed over 70 Tass Windows between 1941 and 1945. For this poster, the text was written by A. Prokof'ev.

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VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967). [WHAT BRINGETH FORTH THE MORROW?] TASS WINDOW NO. 606. 1942. 61x33 inches, 155x85 cm.

Lot 32: VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967). [WHAT BRINGETH FORTH THE MORROW?] TASS WINDOW NO. 606. 1942. 61x33 inches, 155x85 cm.

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Description: VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967) [WHAT BRINGETH FORTH THE MORROW?] TASS WINDOW NO. 606. 1942. 61 1/4x33 1/2 inches, 155 1/2x85 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears along sharp vertical and horizontal folds and at edges; creases and abrasions in margins and image; text banners affixed to top and bottom. Four-sheets attached. Paper. A Tass Window referring to "Operation Torch," and the Anglo-American expeditionary attack in North Africa "to expel the Axis powers from the region. The operation directly impacted the future of Mussolini, permanently thwarting his imperialist ambitions . . . [here] an apelike Mussolini, fleeing on all fours, moves over the scorched and burning Italian peninsula from south to north. Across the Mediterranean looms the coast of North Africa, above which appear, like locusts, ominous squadrons of fighter planes . . . the layering of colors in a variety of ways . . . demonstrate Lebedev's ability to achieve an overall painterly unity that belies the actual execution with stencils" (Windows on the War pps. 227-8). The title comes from Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. Windows on the War p. 227.

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VIKTOR PAVLOVICH SOKOLOV (1923-1980). [DIG OUT AND BURY.] TASS WINDOW NO. 615. 1942. 87x33 inches, 221x85 cm.

Lot 33: VIKTOR PAVLOVICH SOKOLOV (1923-1980). [DIG OUT AND BURY.] TASS WINDOW NO. 615. 1942. 87x33 inches, 221x85 cm.

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Description: VIKTOR PAVLOVICH SOKOLOV (1923-1980) [DIG OUT AND BURY.] TASS WINDOW NO. 615. 1942. 87x33 1/2 inches, 221x85 cm. Condition B- / C+: losses at intersections of sharp vertical and horizontal folds; tears, repaired tears, losses, creases and abrasions in margins and image; staining in image; text banners affixed to top and bottom; tape on verso. Six-sheets attached. Paper. Sokolov was the son of the artistic director of the Tass studio. He is credited with designing about 34 different Tass Windows. For this poster, the text was written by Al. Zharov.

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VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967). [RETREAT WITH CRIME.] TASS WINDOW NO. 696. 1943. 76x31 inches, 194x80 cm.

Lot 34: VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967). [RETREAT WITH CRIME.] TASS WINDOW NO. 696. 1943. 76x31 inches, 194x80 cm.

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Description: VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH LEBEDEV (1891-1967) [RETREAT WITH CRIME.] TASS WINDOW NO. 696. 1943. 76 1/2x31 1/2 inches, 194 1/4x80 cm. Condition B+: tears, creases, abrasions and losses in margins and image; sharp vertical and horizontal folds; text banners affixed to top and bottom. Four-sheets attached. Paper. Lebedev was a painter and illustrator who was also very involved with the predecessor to the Tass Windows, the Rosta Windows. He also illustrated numerous children's books. For this poster, the text was written by Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PROFITEZ DES CAMPS DE VACANCES . . . . . / SOVIETIQUES. Circa 1952. 31x23 inches, 80x59 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris.

Lot 35: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. PROFITEZ DES CAMPS DE VACANCES . . . . . / SOVIETIQUES. Circa 1952. 31x23 inches, 80x59 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN PROFITEZ DES CAMPS DE VACANCES . . . . . / SOVIETIQUES. Circa 1952. 31 1/2x23 1/2 inches, 80x59 3/4 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris. Condition B+: tears at edges, some affecting image; minor losses in margins; creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. In the years following World War II, the French Communist Party comprised almost a quarter of the country's electorate. In 1950, the anti-Communist movement Paix et Liberte was formed. Between 1950 and 1955, they issued on average three posters per month on behalf of their cause. This one is a sarcastic message denouncing the gulags, with the title "enjoy Soviet summer camps."

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. ARTICLES D'IMPORTATION . . . Circa 1952. 31x23 inches, 80x59 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris.

Lot 36: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. ARTICLES D'IMPORTATION . . . Circa 1952. 31x23 inches, 80x59 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN ARTICLES D'IMPORTATION . . . Circa 1952. 31 1/2x23 1/2 inches, 80x59 3/4 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris. Condition B+: tears at edges, some affecting image; minor losses in margins; creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. A leather case filled with a dossier of documents "imported" from the Soviet Union, including "Sabotage, Treason, Political Strikes" and more.

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R. PINATEL (DATES UNKNOWN). L'HOMME QUI A FAIT DON DE SA PERSONNE A L'U.R.S.S. Circa 1952. 22x29 inches, 56x75 cm. Paix et Liberte, P

Lot 37: R. PINATEL (DATES UNKNOWN). L'HOMME QUI A FAIT DON DE SA PERSONNE A L'U.R.S.S. Circa 1952. 22x29 inches, 56x75 cm. Paix et Liberte, P

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Description: R. PINATEL (DATES UNKNOWN) L'HOMME QUI A FAIT DON DE SA PERSONNE A L'U.R.S.S. Circa 1952. 22x29 3/4 inches, 56x75 1/2 cm. Paix et Liberte, Paris. Condition A-: creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper. Here, an image of Maurice Thorez, the General Secretary of the Communist Party in France, chained to Stalin's arm.

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D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973). BALLETS RUSSES / THEATRE DES CHAMPS - ELYSEES. Circa 1918. 58x46 inches, 148x118 cm. Versicolor Duf

Lot 42: D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973). BALLETS RUSSES / THEATRE DES CHAMPS - ELYSEES. Circa 1918. 58x46 inches, 148x118 cm. Versicolor Duf

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Description: D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) BALLETS RUSSES / THEATRE DES CHAMPS - ELYSEES. Circa 1918. 58 1/2x46 1/2 inches, 148 1/2x118 cm. Versicolor Dufay, Versailles. Condition B: tears and repaired tears at edges; creases, abrasions, staining and light offsetting in margins and image; vertical and horizontal folds; poster is detaching in some areas from brown paper it is mounted on; repaired pin holes at edges. Serge Diaghilev founded the Ballets Russes in 1909 and premiered with a revolutionary show and first season at the Theatre Chatelet, which transfixed Paris and transformed the artistic landscape. For years they performed at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees and were on the cutting edge of all the artistic disciplines, featuring music by Stravinsky, sets and costumes designed by the best Cubist artists and performances by some the greatest ballet dancers of all time. In 1917, at the suggestion of Jean Cocteau, Diaghilev commissioned Picasso to design the sets and costumes for Parade. His image for the costume design of the Chinese conjurer became an emblematic logo for the troupe. We can date this poster from the fact that Massine worked as the choreographer for the Ballets Russes from 1915-1921 and Parade was staged in 1917.

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D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973). BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE - CARLO. 1924. 62x47 inches, 158x119 cm. Albert Picard, [Saint Martin.]

Lot 43: D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973). BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE - CARLO. 1924. 62x47 inches, 158x119 cm. Albert Picard, [Saint Martin.]

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Description: D'APRES PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE - CARLO. 1924. 62 1/2x47 inches, 158 3/4x119 1/2 cm. Albert Picard, [Saint Martin.] Condition B / B-: repaired tears, abrasions, staining and extensive creasing in margins and image; sharp vertical and horizontal folds; pencil notation in text; text and image banners affixed to bottom. The image on this poster is a lithograph after a costume drawing of Picasso's which the Ballets Russes used like a logo on much of their advertising. For many of their typographic broadsides announcing their upcoming schedule they would adhere this image to a blank space left in the poster. This poster announces their Parisian show schedule as part of the "Gde. Saison d'Art de la VIIIe Olympiade," as it was concurrent with the Olympic Games being held in Paris. Arguably, their repertoire represented an Olympic class team. For Le Train Bleu, Cocteau wrote the libretto and Coco Chanel designed the costumes. For other performances, they incorporated the artistry of such master as Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Pablo Picasso, Marie Laurencin and others.

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ROBERT LEONARD (1879-?). GRAMMOPHON / TANZ ORCHESTER / NICU VLADESCU. 57x37 inches, 144x94 cm.

Lot 46: ROBERT LEONARD (1879-?). GRAMMOPHON / TANZ ORCHESTER / NICU VLADESCU. 57x37 inches, 144x94 cm.

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Description: ROBERT LEONARD (1879-?) GRAMMOPHON / TANZ ORCHESTER / NICU VLADESCU. 57x37 1/4 inches, 144 3/4x94 1/2 cm. Condition A- / B+: unobtrusive repaired tears at edges; minor restoration and discoloration along vertical and horizontal folds. Two-sheets.

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J. CANET CABELLON (1887-1951). XVI FERIA MUESTRARIO INTERNACIONAL / VALENCIA. 1933. 35x25 inches, 90x64 cm. Ortega, Valencia.

Lot 53: J. CANET CABELLON (1887-1951). XVI FERIA MUESTRARIO INTERNACIONAL / VALENCIA. 1933. 35x25 inches, 90x64 cm. Ortega, Valencia.

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Description: J. CANET CABELLON (1887-1951) XVI FERIA MUESTRARIO INTERNACIONAL / VALENCIA. 1933. 35 3/4x25 1/4 inches, 90 3/4x64 cm. Ortega, Valencia. Condition A / A-: minor repaired tears at edges; unobtrusive vertical and horizontal folds. Framed. Cabellon was a prolific designer based in Valencia whose works were notable for their bold stylization. He designed his first poster for the Feria in 1927 and proceeded to do many more over the years.

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PAUL COLIN (1892-1986). LE BAL FLEURI. 1927. 61x45 inches, 155x115 cm.

Lot 65: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986). LE BAL FLEURI. 1927. 61x45 inches, 155x115 cm.

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Description: PAUL COLIN (1892-1986) LE BAL FLEURI. 1927. 61 1/4x45 1/2 inches, 155 1/2x115 1/2 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears along vertical and horizontal folds and at edges, some affecting image; abrasions, restoration and overpainting in margins and image; minor creases in image. During the Roaring Twenties, elegant balls on behalf of charities were frequently organized in Paris to entertain the rich and famous, such as the Bal de la Fourrure, Bal des Bijoux, Bal des Petits Lits Blancs, Bal des Valses and numerous others. Paul Colin, who was at the height of his popularity having recently designed the poster for the Bal Negre (held a few months previously in February at the same fashionable venue, the Theatre des Champs Elysees) was commissioned to design posters for quite of few of these events. Uninspired by the flowers for which this ball was named, Colin produces a dynamic, Art Deco image in which elegant couples are dancing. The diagonals formed by their legs and the flash of magenta dresses lend a fluid, eye-catching appeal to the crowded dance floor. Unlike posters for performers, these balls were one-night events, so far fewer posters would have been printed. rare/span. Colin 117, Crouse, p. 156.

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JACQUES BELLENGER (1903-1985) & PIERRE BELLENGER (1909-?). BIERE DE MONACO. 1936. 63x46 inches, 160x118 cm. De la Vasselais, Paris.

Lot 71: JACQUES BELLENGER (1903-1985) & PIERRE BELLENGER (1909-?). BIERE DE MONACO. 1936. 63x46 inches, 160x118 cm. De la Vasselais, Paris.

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Description: JACQUES BELLENGER (1903-1985) & PIERRE BELLENGER (1909-?) BIERE DE MONACO. 1936. 63x46 1/2 inches, 160x118 cm. De la Vasselais, Paris. Condition A: minor restoration along vertical and horizontal folds. Jacques and Pierre Bellenger were twin brothers who worked together their whole lives. After studying at the Academie Julian, they opened a studio and worked on advertising campaigns for major companies. Their images are known for their light Art Deco influence, vivid colors and clever, good-humored concepts.

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ORSI (1889-1947). PHILIPS. 62x46 inches, 158x116 cm. Phogor, Bagnolet, Paris.

Lot 73: ORSI (1889-1947). PHILIPS. 62x46 inches, 158x116 cm. Phogor, Bagnolet, Paris.

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Description: ORSI (1889-1947) PHILIPS. 62 1/2x46 inches, 158 3/4x116 3/4 cm. Phogor, Bagnolet, Paris. Condition B+: repaired tears, creases, abrasions and overpainting along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; recreated upper margin. The expansive Benezit Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs writes of Orsi that "his name should have an important place in the history of posters on behalf of his innovative aesthetics." Benezit goes on to praise Orsi's sense of simplification, his bright colors and his creative ideas, and estimates that he designed as many as 1,000 posters. Despite this prodigious output, nothing else has been written on the artist and no portrait of him exists. Philips was one of his primary clients, and here, he illustrates the slogan which states how their light bulbs bring "the sun under your roof."

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XANTI SCHAWINSKY (1904-1979). ILLY CAFFE. 1934. 54x38 inches, 139x97 cm. Pizzi & Pizio, Milan.

Lot 75: XANTI SCHAWINSKY (1904-1979). ILLY CAFFE. 1934. 54x38 inches, 139x97 cm. Pizzi & Pizio, Milan.

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Description: XANTI SCHAWINSKY (1904-1979) ILLY CAFFE. 1934. 54 3/4x38 1/2 inches, 139x97 3/4 cm. Pizzi & Pizio, Milan. Condition B+: restored losses and repaired pin holes in corners; repaired tears, abrasions and restoration in margins and image. Schawinsky studied in Zurich, Cologne, Berlin, with the Bauhaus in Weimar and worked in the Boggieri Studio in Milan for some of Italy's most prestigious advertising clients such as Motta, Olivetti, Illy and the Italia Cosulich Lines. In 1936, he emigrated to America at the behest of Josef Albers, who invited him to teach at Black Mountain College, where he remained for the duration of the war, working with such luminaries as Breuer and Walter Gropius. Like most of the designers of his caliber, he could work with photos, photomontage or pure graphics. For this poster, treated in extremely bright pastel colors, he depicts a bold, post-Cubist face of a woman drinking coffee. The impact of the image is due almost entirely to the color scheme which utilizes two shades of blue and two shades of pink. The unusual colors create an unreal, though memorable image. Xanti also designed an espresso machine for Illy, however, the project was never realized. Schawinsky no. 62, p. 115, Avant Garde p. 168, Affiche Art Deco p. 239.

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FILIPPO ROMOLI (1901-1969). CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI ELEGANZA PER AUTOMOBILI. 1933. 39x27 inches, 99x69 cm. Barabino & Graeve, Genova

Lot 76: FILIPPO ROMOLI (1901-1969). CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI ELEGANZA PER AUTOMOBILI. 1933. 39x27 inches, 99x69 cm. Barabino & Graeve, Genova

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Description: FILIPPO ROMOLI (1901-1969) CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI ELEGANZA PER AUTOMOBILI. 1933. 39 1/4x27 1/4 inches, 99 3/4x69 1/4 cm. Barabino & Graeve, Genova. Condition B+: horizontal folds; minor repaired tears at edges; creases and abrasions image. Romoli was a prolific Art Deco designer who worked primarily with the printer, Barabino and Graeve. This poster, for a car show in the spa town of Acqui, is his masterpiece. Affiche Art Deco p. 39.

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H.A. VOLODIMER (DATES UNKNOWN). 2eme GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE DE 24 HEURES / COUPES RUDGE - WHITWORTH. 1924. 35x24 inches, 90x61 cm. Ch.

Lot 80: H.A. VOLODIMER (DATES UNKNOWN). 2eme GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE DE 24 HEURES / COUPES RUDGE - WHITWORTH. 1924. 35x24 inches, 90x61 cm. Ch.

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Description: H.A. VOLODIMER (DATES UNKNOWN) 2eme GRAND PRIX D'ENDURANCE DE 24 HEURES / COUPES RUDGE - WHITWORTH. 1924. 35 3/4x24 inches, 90 3/4x61 cm. Ch. Hirvyl, Angers. Condition B+ / B: repaired tear through upper edge into image; tears, creases and folds at edges; light staining in upper left corner; tape on verso. Paper. After the success of the first Le Mans race, l'Automobile Clud de l'Ouest built a large grandstand with galleries for the press. This was the second of two posters Volodimer designed for the race in 1924, here, capturing a different element of the event, the elegant night-time dancing beneath fireworks next to the track. It shows how in its early years Le Mans was as much about the festivities surrounding the race as the speeding cars themselves.

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ANDRE MARTIN (1928-1999). AMI 8 / CITROEN. Circa 1969. 34x45 inches, 86x115 cm.

Lot 86: ANDRE MARTIN (1928-1999). AMI 8 / CITROEN. Circa 1969. 34x45 inches, 86x115 cm.

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Description: ANDRE MARTIN (1928-1999) AMI 8 / CITROEN. Circa 1969. 34x45 1/2 inches, 86 1/2x115 cm. Condition A. Andre Martin, Henri Cartier Bresson and Robert Doisneau were among the photographers favored by Robert Delprise, who owned an advertising agency and was among the first in France to enlist the services of top photographers and illustrators to work for major clients, such as the French car maker, Citroen. From early in the 1960s, Andre Martin designed most of the posters for Citroen. In 1961, the company launched a new model, the Ami 6, a strange looking car with a reverse-raked rear window and, in 1969, they updated the look with the Ami 8. Martin uses an exceptional photographic effect (long before the days of Photoshop) of the car emerging from a saturated red background. The insets at the top show the new design of the back of the car.

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ALDA SASSI (1929- ). AUSTRALIA / LLOYD TRIESTINO. 1963. 27x19 inches, 70x48 cm. Giacometti, Verona.

Lot 88: ALDA SASSI (1929- ). AUSTRALIA / LLOYD TRIESTINO. 1963. 27x19 inches, 70x48 cm. Giacometti, Verona.

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Description: ALDA SASSI (1929- ) AUSTRALIA / LLOYD TRIESTINO. 1963. 27 1/2x19 1/8 inches, 70x48 1/2 cm. Giacometti, Verona. Condition B+ / B: restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; wrinkles and creases at edges; restored pin holes in corners. Sassi designed around a dozen posters, primarily for different Italian shipping companies in the post-war period, including The American Export Line, The Italian Line and the Societa di Navigazione. This image is one of the least common of her works and also one of the most abstract, with the unusual geometric formation in the sky above the Galileo Galilei.

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RICHARD BECK (DATES UNKNOWN). ORIENT LINE CRUISES. 1937. 39x24 inches, 99x62 cm. The Baynard Press, London.

Lot 91: RICHARD BECK (DATES UNKNOWN). ORIENT LINE CRUISES. 1937. 39x24 inches, 99x62 cm. The Baynard Press, London.

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Description: RICHARD BECK (DATES UNKNOWN) ORIENT LINE CRUISES. 1937. 39x24 1/2 inches, 99x62 1/4 cm. The Baynard Press, London. Condition B: overpainting and restoration in margins, corners and along vertical and horizontal folds. This rather daring photomontage utilizes two prominent Surrealist elements; a mannequin and a sea shell. Two white cruise ships are only suggested in the background. Tom Purvis, writing in Poster Progress, a book published shortly before the Second World War, displays three of Beck's posters and explains that they "show a distinct trend in poster design. The artists assemble material, combining photography and drawn design in some novel or striking arrangement" (Poster Progress p. 93). Beck designed several photomontage posters for the Orient Line and also designed the poster for the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. rare/span. Poster Progress p. 55, Voyage p. 154, Poster Art In Australia p. 25.

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LASZLO MOHOLY-NAGY (1895-1946). IMPERIAL AIRWAYS / MAP OF EMPIRE & EUROPEAN AIR ROUTES. 1936. 25x39 inches, 63x100 cm. Curwen Press, Lo

Lot 94: LASZLO MOHOLY-NAGY (1895-1946). IMPERIAL AIRWAYS / MAP OF EMPIRE & EUROPEAN AIR ROUTES. 1936. 25x39 inches, 63x100 cm. Curwen Press, Lo

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Description: LASZLO MOHOLY-NAGY (1895-1946) IMPERIAL AIRWAYS / MAP OF EMPIRE & EUROPEAN AIR ROUTES. 1936. 25x39 1/2 inches, 63 1/2x100 1/4 cm. Curwen Press, London. Condition B+: expertly restored loss in image, affecting text; restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; repaired tear through left margin into image. Moholy-Nagy was a driving force within many of the avant-garde movements between the wars, from Constructivism to Dada to De Stijl. He taught at the Bauhaus from 1923-1928 and was a pioneer in photography, photomontage and new typography. He left Germany in 1935 and spent two years in London before settling in Chicago. In London, he found employment doing artwork for a men's clothing store and producing publicity material for Imperial Airways. He is credited with designing both a brochure and this poster map for the airline in 1936, each of which was unsigned. This world map is Moholy-Nagy's tribute to Henry Beck's recently-designed and published London tube map (1933). "The Tube Map imports the aesthetics of Eastern and Middle European avant-gardes, including Constructivism and the Bauhaus . . . In this context, Moholy-Nagy designed a world network map for the Imperial Airways airline that transferred Beck's topological aesthetics to the connections of world air traffic while juxtaposing a diagram and a map view." rare/span Albers & Moholy-Nagy, 58.

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ADOLPHE MOURON CASSANDRE (1901-1968). WAGONS LITS / COOK. 1934. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. Alliance Graphique, Paris.

Lot 96: ADOLPHE MOURON CASSANDRE (1901-1968). WAGONS LITS / COOK. 1934. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. Alliance Graphique, Paris.

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Description: ADOLPHE MOURON CASSANDRE (1901-1968) WAGONS LITS / COOK. 1934. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. Alliance Graphique, Paris. Condition B+ / B: restoration and overpainting along top edge and along vertical and horizontal folds; repaired tears in image; restoration in lower right corner. "The abstract concept of 'at your service' is expressed in visual terms by two stewards whose blue-and-brown silhouettes echo the colors of the text. Their caps are raised in an identical gesture releasing, in an impish graphic by-play, the word . . . 'everywhere' . . . the thoroughly British-looking traveler hurrying along the top of the words 'at your service' contributes to the poster's cheeriness" (Mouron p. 54). This is the rarer English version. Mouron pl. 43 (var), Brown & Reinhold p. 68 (var), Cassandre / Suntory 55 (var), Cassandre / Tokyo 66, Reclame 85 (var), Zagrodzki 266 (var).

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ROBERT FALCUCCI (1900-1989). PARIS - ALGER / LIAISON RAPIDE PAR MARSEILLE. Circa 1935. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. M. Dechaux, Paris.

Lot 97: ROBERT FALCUCCI (1900-1989). PARIS - ALGER / LIAISON RAPIDE PAR MARSEILLE. Circa 1935. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. M. Dechaux, Paris.

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Description: ROBERT FALCUCCI (1900-1989) PARIS - ALGER / LIAISON RAPIDE PAR MARSEILLE. Circa 1935. 38x24 inches, 98x62 cm. M. Dechaux, Paris. Condition A- / B+: tear in top right corner; minor restoration at edges; abrasions in image. Falcucci's career spanned multiple decades and several thematic milieus. He began designing car racing posters for the Monaco Grand Prix in 1930, and went on to design travel posters and images for Air France. His later work is punctuated by bright, near fluorescent colors. Here, he uses a simple, stylized map to show the many routes by which Algeria is accessible from France and other parts of Europe. To emphasize the speed used to make the trip, he portrays two steaming vehicles cruising powerfully toward their destinations.

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JERZY ALCHIMOWICZ (1907-1945). INTERNATIONALE VERKEHRS - UND TURISTIK AUSSTELLUNG. 1930. 34x23 inches, 88x58 cm. F.K. Ziolkowski, Pozna

Lot 99: JERZY ALCHIMOWICZ (1907-1945). INTERNATIONALE VERKEHRS - UND TURISTIK AUSSTELLUNG. 1930. 34x23 inches, 88x58 cm. F.K. Ziolkowski, Pozna

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Description: JERZY ALCHIMOWICZ (1907-1945) INTERNATIONALE VERKEHRS - UND TURISTIK AUSSTELLUNG. 1930. 34 3/4x23 inches, 88 1/4x58 1/2 cm. F.K. Ziolkowski, Poznan. Condition B+: repaired tears at edges, some affecting image; abrasions, restoration and minor restored losses along vertical and horizontal folds; repaired pin holes in top and bottom margins. An exquisite, dynamic, Art Deco image for an "International Travel and Tourism Exhibition" in Poland. Regrettably, for an artist of such clear talent, this is Alchimowicz's only known poster. Oddly, in Polish the fair was referred to as "Communications and Tourism," and for some reason the name was changed for this German version. Affiche Art Deco p. 276 (var), Crouse p. 293.

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ZERO (HANS SCHLEGER, 1898-1976). SERVICE. 1935. 39x25 inches, 101x63 cm. The Baynard Press, London.

Lot 103: ZERO (HANS SCHLEGER, 1898-1976). SERVICE. 1935. 39x25 inches, 101x63 cm. The Baynard Press, London.

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Description: ZERO (HANS SCHLEGER, 1898-1976) SERVICE. 1935. 39x25 inches, 101x63 cm. The Baynard Press, London. Condition A-: minor restoration at edges. One of two posters designed by Zero on the similar theme of activities around London in certain neighborhoods and the time it takes to reach them from other tube stations.

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SIGNATURE ILLEGIBLE. INDISCRETIONS / REPERCUSSIONS. Circa 1939. 39x25 inches, 99x64 cm. Georges Lang, Paris.

Lot 104: SIGNATURE ILLEGIBLE. INDISCRETIONS / REPERCUSSIONS. Circa 1939. 39x25 inches, 99x64 cm. Georges Lang, Paris.

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Description: SIGNATURE ILLEGIBLE INDISCRETIONS / REPERCUSSIONS. Circa 1939. 39x25 1/4 inches, 99x64 cm. Georges Lang, Paris. Condition B+ / B: repaired tears and restored losses at edges; abrasions and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; repaired pin holes in corners and margins. It isn't clear why this English language poster was printed in Paris, but it is a powerful warning to remain discrete on the phone as the enemy might be listening in.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. RICOMINCIAMO. Circa 1946. 28x21 inches, 71x54 cm.

Lot 111: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. RICOMINCIAMO. Circa 1946. 28x21 inches, 71x54 cm.

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Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN RICOMINCIAMO. Circa 1946. 28x21 1/4 inches, 71x54 cm. Condition B+ / B: tears and repaired tears at edges; creases and abrasions along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; tape on verso. Paper. A bold composition in the Italian post-war realist style, exhorting the Italian people to "start again." The clever layout, in which the hands of laborers, farm-hands and mechanics are firmly holding various tools, suggests a house rising from a newly laid pile of bricks.

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WALTER BALLMER (1923-2011). STILE OLIVETTI. 1961. 50x36 inches, 127x91 cm. Lithographie & Cartonnage, Zurich.

Lot 116: WALTER BALLMER (1923-2011). STILE OLIVETTI. 1961. 50x36 inches, 127x91 cm. Lithographie & Cartonnage, Zurich.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $800 - $1,200

Description: WALTER BALLMER (1923-2011) STILE OLIVETTI. 1961. 50x36 inches, 127x91 1/2 cm. Lithographie & Cartonnage, Zurich. Condition B+: minor scuffing along vertical and horizontal folds; minor restoration in corners and at edges. Ballmer studied in Basel but moved to Milan in 1947, where he went to work in the Studio Boggeri. In 1956, he was hired by Olivetti to join Pintori and Olivetti in the company's design studio. In 1970, he famously redesigned the Italian company's logo. Here, of an exhibition on the design style of the company he utilizes a pure, minimal, Basel school aesthetic. For the same exhibition the following year in Munich, Ballmer reuses the same concept in different colors with the text appearing within the stylized "O."

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CHARLES DELAUNAY (1911-1983). ALIX COMBELLE ET LE JAZZ DE PARIS. 1941. 47x31 inches, 120x79 cm.

Lot 124: CHARLES DELAUNAY (1911-1983). ALIX COMBELLE ET LE JAZZ DE PARIS. 1941. 47x31 inches, 120x79 cm.

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Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Description: CHARLES DELAUNAY (1911-1983) ALIX COMBELLE ET LE JAZZ DE PARIS. 1941. 47 1/4x31 1/4 inches, 120x79 1/2 cm. Condition B+: repaired tears, restored losses and overpainting in margins; abrasions and scratches in margins and image; restoration along horizontal fold; pin holes in upper corners. Charles Delaunay was the son of painters Robert and Sonia Delaunay. Charles played a pivotal role in the development and success of jazz in France. He co-founded a jazz society called the Hot Club de France, and in 1935, Jazz Hot, the first French magazine dedicated to jazz. In 1937, working with Pathe Records, he launched a jazz label, Swing, making albums with such stars as Benny Carter, Coleman Hawkins, Django Reinhardt and Alix Combelle. Combelle is depicted in this poster leading the Hot Club de France orchestra. From his parents, Delaunay inherited a strong artistic sense that he used to promote his various projects. He designed the Swing label and also various posters. This poster is not only a rare and wonderful jazz document, but also, it is surprising that in 1941 the occupying German forces would have allowed a poster with the words "Jazz" and "Swing."

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SASCHA MAURER (1897-1961). VICTORY IN SIGHT / EYE POWER BUILDS FIRE POWER. 1942. 22x17 inches, 56x43 cm.

Lot 136: SASCHA MAURER (1897-1961). VICTORY IN SIGHT / EYE POWER BUILDS FIRE POWER. 1942. 22x17 inches, 56x43 cm.

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Estimated Price: $500 - $750

Description: SASCHA MAURER (1897-1961) VICTORY IN SIGHT / EYE POWER BUILDS FIRE POWER. 1942. 22x17 inches, 56x43 cm. Condition B+: repaired tear in top edge into text and image; abrasions in margins and image; vertical and horizontal folds; tape on verso. Paper. A combination of inspiring propaganda and work safety poster, featuring a factory worker (with a Victory Liberty Loan pin in his hat) looking upward from the factory floor towards a victorious future. The lenses of his glasses are filled with the tanks and ships which were being made by factory workers across America at the time. Maurer reused the graphic idea of putting images into people's glasses previously in his work for a poster promoting travel to Atlantic City for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT. 1955. 24x17 inches, 61x44 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, [Washington, D.C.]

Lot 137: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT. 1955. 24x17 inches, 61x44 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, [Washington, D.C.]

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Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN RADIOACTIVE FALLOUT. 1955. 24x17 1/2 inches, 61x44 1/2 cm. U.S. Government Printing Office, [Washington, D.C.] Condition A-: minor abrasions and restoration along vertical and horizontal folds and in margins and image; repaired pin holes in corners. The Federal Civil Defense Administration played to fear, elevating Cold War worst-case scenarios as a means of galvanizing the public into action. These posters were distributed across the country, with the blank area at the bottom being used for the names of local businesses that were supporting regional civil defense initiatives.

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DESIGNER UNKNOWN. AGAINST TNC'S PENETRATION IN EDUCATION. 22x15 inches, 57x40 cm.

Lot 138: DESIGNER UNKNOWN. AGAINST TNC'S PENETRATION IN EDUCATION. 22x15 inches, 57x40 cm.

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April 24, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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Estimated Price: $400 - $600

Description: DESIGNER UNKNOWN AGAINST TNC'S PENETRATION IN EDUCATION. 22 1/2x15 3/4 inches, 57 1/4x40 cm. Condition B+: creases, abrasions and staining at edges; creases along vertical and horizontal folds. Paper.

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