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Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #85 on Sunday, November 14th, Presents 490 Rare and Iconic Works

2021-12-09 09:27:52 Art & Entertainment


New York, NY, USA, October 16, 2021 -- The 85th Rare Posters Auction from Poster Auctions International on Sunday, November 14, features masterpieces and rarities from a century of poster design. The collection includes Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modern and Contemporary lithographs and maquettes that are ideally suited to a variety of interests and tastes.

All 490 lots will be on view to the public October 29 through November 13. The auction will be held live in PAI’s gallery at 26 West 17th Street in New York City, as well as online at, beginning promptly at 11am Eastern time.

Jack Rennert, president of Poster Auctions International, Inc., said, “This auction is notable for its inclusion of beloved works as well as rarely seen images that have not been at auction in many years. We’re delighted with the selections available from top artists such as Cappiello, Cassandre, Colin, Mauzan, Mucha, Schnackenberg, and Toulouse-Lautrec.”

The sale will kick off with 22 winter images. Highlights include Burkhard Mangold’s 1914 Winter in Davos (est. $12,000-$15,000), Emil Cardinaux’s 1920 Palace Hotel / St. Moritz (est. $10,000-$12,000), and Alex W. Diggelmann’s 1937 Gstaad / Berner Oberland (est. $3,000-$4,000).

For collectors of transit posters, over 80 designs for bicycles, aviation, and automobiles will be at auction. Notable cycling images include the anonymous circa 1895 Cycles Gladiator (est. $30,000-$40,000), H. Gray’s 1899 Cycles Sirius (est. $4,000-$5,000), and Ferdinand Lunel’s circa 1894 Rouxel & Dubois (est. $4,000-$5,000). Aviation buffs will delight in M. de Linière’s 1908 Ligue Nationale Aérienne (est. $4,000-$5,000), Ernest Montaut’s 1909 Première Exposition Locomotion Aérienne / Grand Palais (est. $8,000-$10,000), and a variety of images for contemporary airlines.

For collectors of automobile posters, highlights include Roger Perot’s 1933 Grand Prix de Nice (est. $5,000-$6,000), Vic’s 1930 Shell Oil & Petrol / For Quick Starting (est. $3,000-$4,000), and Plinio Codognato’s ultra-rare 1923 Gran Premio d’Europa / Fiat (est. $70,000-$90,000).

Twenty-seven works will be available from Leonetto Cappiello, known as the “father of modern advertising.” His innovative approach employed unusual imagery to create brand recognition, and this ingenuity is palpable in images such as his 1907 Triple-Sec Fournier (est. $4,000-$5,000); the 1919 Naol, which has never been seen at auction before (est. $4,000-$5,000); the 1926 Automoto / Byrrh (est. $7,000-$9,000); the circa 1930 L’Oie d’Or (est. $3,500-$4,000); his 1931 Kub (est. $50,000-$60,000); and the 1933 Le Petit Dauphinois (est. $25,000-$30,000).

Further outstanding works by Cappiello include his 1902 Champagne de Rochegré (est. $8,000-$10,000), the only known copy of his four-sheet 1911 Pygmalion / Winter Fur Sale (est. $10,000-$12,000), and an original 1911 maquette, Carnaval / Vinho do Porto (est. $30,000-$40,000).

From another master of the era, A. M. Cassandre, six important works will be up at auction, including the 1935 Normandie (est. $10,000-$12,000), the 1928 Londen (est. $8,000-$10,000), and the 1927 Étoile du Nord (est. $17,000-$20,000). An original 1935 maquette, titled Angleterre, will also be available (est. $12,000-$15,000).

Public viewings will be held daily from October 29 through November 13. For more information and to order the catalogue, visit You may call the gallery at (212) 787-4000. For general inquiries, the email address is

About Poster Auctions International:
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