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Die Leitung (1958) Original Poster (Emil Ruder)

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Publisher: Gewerbeschule Museum Basel
Date: 1958
Size: 900 x 675
Print: Screenprint
Artist/Designer: Emil Ruder
Condition: (B-) Incomplete poster, bottom section of two section poster. Light tanning and creasing to body, occasional small tears/chips to edges in addition to tape remnants, pin holes to corners. Please carefully inspect images for further information.

Richard Hollis in his book Swiss Graphic Design page 198 calls this poster a technical tour due force, as the coarse half tone screen was cut by hand in lino. The letters are wood poster type set without spacing. reference The 20th Century Poster. Design of the avant-garde page 181.

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PLEASE NOTE: All the items we sell are out-of-print and original, and show signs of wear consistent with age. Posters in particular are delicate items that can easily suffer the effects of time and handling, so it is unusual to find vintage posters that are in pristine condition. The grading of posters has been kept as simple as possible. The condition of posters is ranked A to C, which include further sub-classifications of plus (+) and minus (-) in each case (e.g. A-, A, A+). Items are supplemented with a high-resolution image, and any specific/significant flaws highlighted. If in doubt, please contact me for further information.

Grade A: items are in excellent condition for their age. They are clean and display bright colour(s), show no sign of loss, and minimal creasing or other imperfections. Grade B: items are in good condition for their age. They are generally clean, yet may present minimal tears or loss, creasing folds and pin holes. Grade C: items are in poor condition for their age. They may suffer from soiling, fading or discolouration, in addition to more significant tears, loss, creasing.

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