Vintage Posters: Auction Highlights February 2021

At Auction February 18, 2021

Lot 72: Manuel Orazi, La Maison Moderne, 1900. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000.

Literary Posters

Lot 14: Edward Penfield, Harper’s, group of eight posters, 1890s. Estimate $1,200 to $1,800.

Art Nouveau

Lot 68: Alphonse Mucha, Tragique Histoire d’Hamlet, Sarah Bernhardt, 1899. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.

Bicycles, Automobiles & Aviation

Lot 103: H.A. Volodimer, Grand Prix d’Endurance de 24 Heures, 1923. Estimate $12,000 to $18,000.

Food and Drink

Lot 121: Aldo Mazza, Vini d’Italia, circa 1920. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.
Lot 128: Leonetto Cappiello, l’Oie d’Or, circa 1930. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
Lot 146: John Gilroy, My Goodness My Guinness, 1938. Estimate $700 to $1,000.

Skiing & Winter Sports

Lot 167: Emil Cardinaux, Palace Hotel, St. Moritz, 1920. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.
Lot 199: Sascha Maurer, Ski at Lake Placid, 1938. Estimate $2,500 to $3,500.


Lot 279: Oscar Rabe Hanson, The Hunt Along the North Shore Line, 1926. Estimate $5,000 to $7,500.

Fashion & Products

Lot 301: Joseph C. Leyendecker, “Contour” Arrow Form – Fit Collars, 1917. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.

Theater, Entertainment & Film

Lot 319: James Bond Does It Everywhere in “Thunderball!” designer unknown, 1965. Estimate $1,500 to $2,000.

Russian, War & Propaganda

Lot 325: Viktor Ivanov, Warriors of the Red Army, TASS Window No. 722, 1943. Estimate $1,500 to $2,000.

Art & Exhibition

Lot 332: Jan Thorn Prikker, Holländische Kunstausstellung in Krefeld, 1903. Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.

What You Need to Know on Auction Day

This auction will be held live and conducted remotely.

There will not be bidding in the room, though we accept order bids, and interested buyers will be able to participate live via the Swann Galleries App. The app is available in the App Store and on Google Play, which can also be accessed on a desktop at

Please note: phone bidding registrations will close the day before the sale at 4pm. 

At this time, our exhibition and auction location at 104 East 25th Street is closed to the public. Private viewings are available by appointment only, and must be arranged in advance. To make an appointment please contact the specialist.


Nicholas D. Lowry

Director, Vintage Posters

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