Details: Published by Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zürich. Edited by Hans Fischli. 1959. First edition. Softcover. Section sewn. 70pp. 200 x 220mm. Printed in black and white, unpaginated. Text in German. Designed by Siegfried Odermatt.
About: Masters of poster art. Exhibition from the poster collection of the Kunstgewerbemuseum May 31 to July 19. As part of the June Festival Weeks, Zurich 1959. 142 illustrations detailing the history of the poster from the late nineteenth century to 1959.
Artists include Carlo Vivarelli, Michael Engelmann, Paul R. Smith and Kenneth D. Haak, Erik Nitsche, Saul Bass, Paul Rand, Hiroshi Ohchi, Takehiko Miyanaga, Yoshio Hayakawa, Leonard Cusden, Abram Games, Hans Fabigan, Julius Klinger, Michel und Kieser, Werner Klemke, John Heartfield, Antoni Clave, Raymond Savignac, Bernard Villemot, Jacques Nathan, A. M. Cassandre, Paul Colin, Leonetto Cappiello, Wojciech Zamecznik, El Lissitzky, Josef Muller-Brockmann, Richard Paul Lohse, Max Bill, Celestino Piatti, Herbert Leupin, Hans Erni, Herbert Matter, Pierre Gauchat, Hermann Eidenbenz, Peter Birkhauser, Donald Brun, Nicklaus Stoecklin, Ernst Keller, Charles Loupot, Otto Baumberger, Burkard Mangold, Emile Cardinaux, Emil Huber, Ferdinand Hodler, Fritz Rumpf, Lucian Bernhard, Hans Rudi Erdt, Aubrey Beardsley, Pierre Bonnard, Alfons Mucha, Theophile Alexandre Steinlen, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Jules Cheret among others.
Very good condition; light shelf ware consistent with age. Light soiling to cover. Interior clean other than light tanning to outer edges. Binding tight. Please contact me should you have any further questions about condition.
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