Title: VINTAGE POSTERS
Date: February 4, 2010
Time: 1:30 PM
Exhibition: Sat., January 30, 10-4
Mon., February 1, 10-6
Tues., February 2, 10-6
Wed., February 3, 10-6
Thurs., February 4, 10-noon
Contact Person: Gwendolyn Rayner
The record-setting images were Svend Koppel’s Josephine Baker / Prinsesse Tam-Tam, a stunning movie poster from 1935 that was later used by the United States Postal Service on a postage stamp, $9,000; another movie poster, a sexy image of a winking Sean Connery and scantily clad young women, James Bond / Dr. No, by an unknown artist, 1962, $7,800; as well as Dwight Clark Shepler’s Dartmouth Carnival, 1936, the earliest Dartmouth Winter Carnival poster Swann has ever offered, $7,200.
The day's top lot was Toulouse Lautrec's La Revue Blanche, which brought $13,200. Mucha's Job rounded out the top 5, at $6,000.