Lot #7040
Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Poster

Impressive official poster of the Garmisch Games skier
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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Impressive official poster of the Garmisch Games skier

Rare color 24.5 x 39.25 English variant of the official poster designed by Ludwig Hohlwein for the 1936 Garmisch Winter Olympics. The poster portrays a skier against an alpine background and reads: "Germany 1936, IVth Olympic Winter Games, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, 6th-16th February 1936," with smaller text below, "For particulars apply to the Organising Committee of the IVth Olympic Winter Games 1936, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria." Matted and framed to an overall size of 33 x 48.25. In very good condition, with scattered areas of scuffs, scratches, and surface loss. These posters were released in thirteen languages and distributed worldwide.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #601 - Ended January 21, 2021