Press Releases tagged with vintage posters

The all-new Poster Price Guide consolidates a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years.

Poster Auctions International, Inc. unveils its all-new expanded, revamped Poster Price Guide

Released: August 10, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Poster Auctions International, Inc., has unveiled its all-new Poster Price Guide, an expanded and revamped version of its poster-dedicated database, consolidating a full pricing history of over 40,000 of the rarest vintage posters sold in 75 proprietary auctions over the past 33 years. It’s a must-have reference tool for poster collectors and dealers worldwide.   The new Poster Price Guide includes a new, mobile-responsive database, larger images and links to auction listings, with all relevant details (to include references, sizes and printer and historical details). ...

Lot 365: Leonetto Cappiello, Carnaval / Vinho do Porto, 1911.  Estimate $20,000 to $30,000.

Rare Cappiello Posters Encourage Drinking: Temperance Society Says No at Swann Galleries

Released: July 10, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Vintage Posters on August 1 brings to market the largest selection of food and drink advertisements the house has ever offered, along with premier examples of Art Nouveau, wartime propaganda and resort posters. Leading the sale is Alphonse Mucha’s exquisite quartet, Times of the Day, 1899. Four allegorical women in diaphanous gowns represent Morning Awakening, Daytime Dash, Evening Reverie and Nightly Rest. The set carries an estimate of $40,000 to $60,000. Also available are the iconic Bières de la Meuse, 1897, and Salon des Cent, 1896 (each $8,000 to $12,000...

One of a pair of French enamel on copper round portrait plaques, this one of a Renaissance man, the other of a woman.

Enamel plaques, Newcomb Pottery, Daum Nancy, French Sevres all at Woody Auction, Oct. 7

Released: September 21, 2017

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and ambitious auction packed with 400 lots of antiques and collectibles in a variety of categories – to include art glass, antique clocks, Newcomb Pottery pieces, Chinese enamel, beautiful vintage lamps and more – will be held Saturday, October 7th, by Woody Auction, online and in the Woody Auction gallery, located at 120 Third Street in Douglass, starting at 9:30 am Central time.   The sale will feature quality items hand-selected from several small collections around the country, in states that include Pennsylvania, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Florida, Nevada...

Keep Calm and Carry On, designer unknown, 1939.  Sold August 2, 2017 for $15,000.

I Want You to Keep Calm & Carry On: Wartime Posters Lead Sale at Swann

Released: August 04, 2017

More than 600 colorful advertisements and announcements crossed the block at Swann Auction Galleries’ sale of Vintage Posters on Wednesday, August 2. The encyclopedic selection represented a century’s worth of development in graphic design, history and technology. In honor of the centennial anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into WWI, the sale featured the largest selection of war propaganda the house has ever offered. According to Nicholas D. Lowry, Swann Galleries’ President and Director of Vintage Posters, the varied designs from 1917 are the result of the government giving illustrators ...

Eugene Grasset, Abricotine, circa 1905.  Estimate $7,000 to $10,000.

100 Years After WWI: Propaganda Dominates Swann Galleries’ Vintage Posters Sale

Released: July 10, 2017

On August 2, Swann Galleries will close their spring-summer season with an extravaganza of Vintage Posters that span the last 150 years. Marking the centennial anniversary of the U.S.’s entry into World War I, the sale will feature the largest number of posters from the conflict the house has ever offered. James Montgomery Flagg’s iconic I Want You for U.S. Army, 1917, estimated at $7,000 to $10,000, leads a group of galvanizing images from both sides of the Atlantic. Flagg is well represented in the sale, with several of his famous works promoting Wake Up America Day, as well as various...

Leonetto Cappiello, Le Petit Dauphinois, 1933.  Estimate $30,000 to $40,000.

Global Graphic Design Comes to Swann Galleries

Released: April 26, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Graphic Design, featuring a premier selection of posters, books and magazines by outstanding designers from around the world. Early twentieth-century French posters lead the sale, with highlights ranging from A.M. Cassandre’s SS. “Côte d’Azur”, 1911, to Leonetto Cappiello’s Le Petit Dauphinois, 1933, an advertisement for one of the largest periodicals in the Alps at the time ($15,000 to $20,000 and $30,000 to $40,000, respectively). Also featured is Paul Colin’s complete portfolio Le Tumulte Noir, 1927, a tribute to Jazz-Age Pa...

Les Maîtres de l’Affiche, complete set of five volumes, Paris, 1896-1900.  Sold January 26, 2017 for $47,500.

Largest Collection of Mucha at Auction Sells 93% at Swann Galleries’ First 2017 Sale

Released: January 30, 2017

On Thursday, January 26, Swann Galleries opened their 2017 season with a landmark sale of Alphonse Mucha & Masters of Art Nouveau: The Harry C. Meyerhoff Collection, the largest private collection of works by the artist and his circle ever to come to auction. Of the over 200 posters, sketches and ephemera, more than half of which were by Mucha; many of the pieces were unique, previously unrecorded, or had never before appeared at auction. Swann President and Principal Auctioneer Nicholas D. Lowry, who is also the director of the Vintage Posters department, sold works to a packed room...

Ecommerce Store Rue Marcellin Launches One Of Kind Interior Art Design Wall Décor Online Shop

Released: February 28, 2014

The beautiful and unique form of art for interior decoration located at, is presenting a dynamic selection of timeless wall décor pieces that are easy to order and ship. Rue Marcellin is an ecommerce store that is offering a wide selection of original vintage posters, prints, lithographs and other printed antique art. The website has recently launched and also includes advertising and propaganda posters, collector prints, magazine advertisements with illustrations, and fashion prints. Rue Marcellin is pleased to present the online catalog of original vintage ho...

Air France Planisphere, Zodiac

A New Online Exhibition from the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association: The ABC’s of Original Vintage Posters: An Exhibition of Educational Posters

Released: October 23, 2012

As students across the globe return to their classrooms this fall, the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association’s (IVPDA), an association comprised of the world’s most knowledgeable vintage poster dealers, proudly presents its new online exhibition “The ABC’s of Original Vintage Posters: An Exhibition of Educational Posters.” The IVPDA’s new web show features original, vintage posters with a scholastic theme or purpose. Collectors can buy with confidence as all posters sold by IVPDA members and through the online exhibition are guaranteed to be original vintage posters. ...

Castellammare di Stabia

The International Vintage Poster Dealers Association Presents “Around the World with Vintage Travel Posters”

Released: March 27, 2012

Explore the Seven Wonders of the World, “fly the friendly skies” or sail the open seas with the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association’s (IVPDA) new online exhibit, “Around the World with Vintage Travel Posters.”  The new web show offers poster collectors, history buffs and travel enthusiasts alike the opportunity to peruse and purchase original vintage posters from members of the IVPDA, the worlds most knowledgeable and trusted vintage poster dealers.    "Travel posters are one of the most collectible categories of vintage posters," says Mireille Romand, IVPDA...

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The International Vintage Poster Dealers Association Launches Vintage Poster Web Show: “Poster Pairings: An Exposition of Epicurean Posters”

Released: October 04, 2011

Throughout time and across borders, food and wine has always been a defining component of culture. The bright colors of fresh fruits and vegetables, the packaging of sweets and snacks, the distinctive shape of a wine bottle can attract the eye and entice the taste buds instantly.  Though food trends come and go, they are forever captured in the original vintage posters that advertised them. For foodies, historians and poster aficionados alike, The International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA) presents its new web show, "Poster Pairings: An Exposition of Epicurean Posters." ...

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