Lot #6021
Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics Poster

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Original color 23.5 x 32.5 poster issued for the Antwerp 1920 Olympics. Designed by Martha van Kuyck and Walter von der Ven, this Art Nouveau poster celebrates the games with the flags of the competing nations, the coat of arms of Antwerp, and a classical Greek nude discus thrower, all set atop an overhead view of the city and its most famous landmark, the Tower of Notre Dame. Bold text reads: “VIIe Olympiade, Anvers (Belgique) Aout-Septembre 1920.” Published by E. Stockmans & Co. of Antwerp. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 33.75 x 43. In fine condition, with some chipping and wear to frame.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #628 - Ended January 20, 2022