About this poster
Until the 1960s, furs were an essential part of a sophisticated lady’s wardrobe and an expression of nobility and wealth. This fur store advertisement from the 1930s, which would be unthinkable today, is a typical example from the Art Deco era and a unique stone lithograph in terms of colouring.
Artist: Ernst Gustav Mossdorf
Ernst Gustav Mossdorf was born in Zurich in 1902. From 1922 to 1927 he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich at the sculpture and goldsmithing department. He then founded a studio for commercial art in Zurich. He ran it until 1935, designing newspaper advertisements, brochures and posters. Then he studied art restoration in Munich and from 1936 he worked as a restorer in his own studio in Lucerne.more
Ernst Gustav Mossdorf was born in Zurich in 1902. From 1922 to 1927 he studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Munich at the sculpture and goldsmithing d ...
- Poster No.: 3315
- Printer: no indication
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free linen.
- Publications:Werbestil 1930 -1940. Die alltägliche Bildsprache eines Jahrzehnts.