This collection of historically important posters by Gustav Klutsis are exceptional examples of how the avant-garde artist and celebrated graphic designer pioneered the use of photomontage in Soviet political poster design. The twenty-three posters featured in this catalog are one of the largest accumulations owned by private hands. The collection is sold en bloc. All posters are in very good, original vintage condition. Price, additional photos and detailed condition reports are available upon request.
A collection of 13 calendars (published from 1957-1979 non-consecutive ) designed by Wim Crouwel for Drukkerij Erven E. van de Geer. The calendars were issued to clients as holiday gifts to highlight the quality of van de Geer’s work and technical capabilities. These pieces are exemplary examples of Wim Crouwel’s graphic design methods. Each one is unique in size and technique. Also included are important process and reference materials related to specific calendars: four original photos by Cas Oorthuys, c. 1975.; twenty-two original photos by Mels Crouwel, c. 1979; and calendar designed by Jan van Toorn (Drukkerij Mart. Spruijt, 1973–74). Price, additional photos and detailed condition reports are available upon request.