This year's summer auction of Vintage Posters at Swann Galleries includes an outstanding group of tennis images from a private Australian collection. Featuring works by the biggest names in design, remarkable ads for famous tournaments by unknown artists, and posters that depict fashionable athletes in their finest tennis gear, the selection offers a wide variety of vintage advertisements, and covers more than a century. With more than 70 images related to tennis in the sale, it is the largest single offering of tennis posters ever to come to auction.
Keep scrolling for tennis highlights from the auction. For further information on the sale or the works seen here, contact Swann's Poster Department. The posters will be on view at Swann Galleries July 31, 10-6; August 1, 10-5; August 4 & 5, 10-6.
Pictured left: Roger Broders, Monte-Carlo, circa 1930. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.