Size: 6 x 9 inches
Artist: Kunst, Carl
This mini lithographic poster is a classic image after used to advertise winter sports, skiing in the Alps or German commercial graphic design. Originally designed for a sporting goods shop in Berlin and created by Carl Kunst, it is a lovely image that would be perfect in a ski chalet, country home or study.
From a 1927 book edited by Dr. Walter Schubert and titled "Die Deutsche Werbe Graphik," it was published in Berlin by Francken and Lang. It is the only edition of this important study of a great era of German graphic design featuring posters, packaging, advertising, book illustrations, programs for theater, and sports. Illustrated mostly with tipped-in color plates of work by Bernhard, Hohlwein, Klinger, Preetorius, Gipkens, Kleukens, Cissarz, Pechstein and many others, this book and the illustrations contained within it are considered highly collectable and very, very rare.