Upcoming Highlights: Vintage Posters—At Auction August 5, 2021

Lot 150: Leonardo Bistolfi, Première Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs Modernes, 1902. Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.

Lot 24: L.N. Britton, Warning! Consider the Possible Consequences if You Are Careless in Your Work, circa 1917. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.

World War I

Lots 1 to 78

World War II

Lots 82 to 119

Post-War, Propaganda & Counterculture

Lots 120 to 142

Early American

Lots 143 to 147

Lot 69: W.E.J., Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania, circa 1915. Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.

Lot 152: Leonetto Cappiello, Paquet Pernot / Biscuits Pernot, 1910. $4,000 to $6,000.

Art Nouveau

Lots 148 to 177

Drinks & Liquor

Lots 178 to 190

Bicycles & Automobiles

Lots 193 to 205

German & French Artists

Lots 216 to 217

Ocean Liners

Lots 218 to 226

Aviation & Airlines

Lots 227 to 249

Lot 187: Francesco Nonni, Font Meo / Acqua Minerale Naturale, 1924. Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.
Lot 193: Frederick Winthrop Ramsdell, American Crescent Cycles, 1899. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.

Lot 347: Be a Tight Wad! Own Something! designer unknown, 1925. Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.

Beach & Summer Resorts

Lots 250 to 293

Poster Maps

Lots 294 to 301

Travel Posters

Lots 302 to 338

Sports & Olympics

Lots 339 to 342

Mather Work Incentive Posters

Lots 343 to 353

Products & Exhibitions

Lots 354 to 365

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Lot 251: Candido Aragonese de Faria, Cachat’s – Majestic / Chamonix – Mont – Blanc, circa 1910. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.

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 live.swanngalleries.com.

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, and are encouraged to be arranged in advance. To make an appointment please contact the specialist.


Nicholas D. Lowry

Director, Vintage Posters

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