Marek Żuławski (1908 – 1985)

Marek Żuławski. Parkanlage in London, 1938

Pejzaż z Londynu Marka Żuławskiego, obraz bardzo odbiegający swoja formą of tych figuratywnych prac do jakich przywykliśmy oraz jego bardzo znany plakat związany z II wojna światową. Trzeba się jednak upewnić czy ten plakat jest oryginalny, bo wiele współczesnych wydruków było wykonanych.

Lot 887. ZULAWSKI, MAREK Rom 1908 – 1985 London. Parkanlage in London. Öl auf Leinwand, sig. u.l., verso dat. 1938 u. bez. “London”, 42 x 53,5 cm. Estimate CHF 1,000. Dobiaschofsky. 11/08/10


Lot 649. WORLD WAR II “POLAND – FIRST TO FIGHT” BRITISH PROPAGANDA POSTER.19.5×29.25″ poster features stunning image of tattered, battle worn Polish flag w/”Poland – First To Fight” text as designed by Marek Zulawski, a Polish expressionist and graphic artist from the Academy of Fine Arts of Warsaw, who permanently settled in London in 1936. Poster was issued in England during the early days of World War II, shortly after England declared war on Germany due to their invasion of Poland. Estimate $200 – 400. Hake’s Auctions. 11/06/19

Tadeusz Gronowski (1894 – 1990). Plakat międzywojenny


Lot 223. Description: Artist: Gronowski, Tadeusz 1894 – 1990. Odparcia Najazdu Rosji Sowieckiej. Technique: Offset 1930. Size: 39.3 x 27.1 in. (100 x 69 cm). Printer: Dr. K. Kozianskich, Warszawa. Condition Details: tiny margin tears, small margin losses in the bottom corners (A/A-). Estimate: 1600. Reserve / Starting Price: 900.

Estimate $900-1,600. Poster Connection. 10/14/17

Wredny plakat bolszewicki


Miłośnikom Rosjii sowieckiej, ZSRR i współczesnej Rosji dedykuję ten wpis z historycznym plakatem. Rarytas choć czasami pojawia się na rynku.

Lot 372. Viktor Deni (1893-1946)
Sutochnaya Pogruzka (The Daily Load)
lithographic poster on paper, originally printed in 1935, with colour vignette of the Kremlin and a pioneer activist controlling railway signals, framed and Peasant, The Polish Landlord wants to Enslave you, another lithographic poster,
46 x 37.5cm (image), (2)
The collection of John Newall Esq.
Catalogue notes
The poster depicts Lazar Kaganovich, probably the third most important figure in the Soviet leadership at the time, after Stalin and Molotov.

Estimate 150-200 GBP. Wooley. 03/29/17

Plakat z okresu I wojny światowej


Lot 40: 1917 WWI Polish Army Poland Recruitment War Poster by Witold Gordon

Original “Poles! Under the Polish flag, on to the fight – “For our liberty and yours!” Enlist to-day. Poster showing a soldier carrying a rifle, and waving American, Polish, French, and British flags. It is framed with the poster behind glass. 22″ x 38″ and 25.25″ x 41″ framed

Condition Report: Very Good Condition with a piece missing on the top right corner. Very minor creasing

Estimate: $200 – $400. Ephemera. 01/23/16


Witold Chomicz (1910 – 1984)


Lot 78. WITOLD CHOMICZ (1910-1984). KRAKOV. 1935.
39×27 inches, 99×68 1/2 cm. Narodowa, Krakov.
Condition A: repaired tears, creases and time-staining in margins, some affecting image. Mounted on Japan.
“Wawel Hill was the residence of the Polish kings from the 11th to the late 16th century” (Polish Poster p. 54). This is the Slovak version. Polska Sztuka Plakatu p. 184 (var).

Estimate: $800 – $1,200. Swann.10/27/16

Tadeusz Gronowski (1894 – 1990)


Lot 69. TADEUSZ GRONOWKSI (1894-1990). ORBIS. 1932.
57 1/2×37 1/2 inches, 146 1/4×95 1/4 cm. K. Kozianskich, Warsaw.
Condition B: extensive creases and tears in margins and image; minor losses and time-staining at edges. Paper.
Gronowski was an influential Polish graphic designer who studied architecture in his native country and at the École des Beaux-Arts in France. In the years between the wars, Gronowski worked in both countries. While in Paris, he was influenced by Cubism and the work of A.M. Cassandre, specifically his mastery of the airbrush, which is reflected in his posters. Here, advertising Poland’s largest travel agency, the message “Buy tickets with Orbis before you travel” is illustrated using the universal travel iconography of a conductor, a train signal and the globe. Biblioteki Glownej 190.

Estimate: $800 – $1,200. Swann. 10/27/16

Edmund Bartłomiejczyk (1885 – 1950)


35 3/4×27 1/4 inches, 91×69 1/4 cm. G. Geowczewski, Warsaw.
Condition A: time-staining in image; minor loss at left edge.
Bartlomiejczyk was a graphic artist and an art professor who is “best known for his book illustrations and murals, but also designed posters, banknotes, postage stamps and advertising” (Polish Poster p. 77). Here he depicts goods being loaded onto ships to promote a trade fair in Gdansk.

Estimate: $1,500 – $2,000. Swann. 10/27/16 (161750)

Henryk Uziembło (1879 – 1949) – Plakat


Lot 77.  HENRYK UZIEMBLO (1879-1949). WIELICZKA / POLEN. 1938.
39×24 1/2 inches, 99×62 1/4 cm. B. Wierzbicki, Warsaw.
Condition A- / B+: replaced losses and restoration in corners; repaired tear at lower right edge slightly into image. Paper.
“The Wieliczka mines are one of the oldest in the world dating back to the 11th century. They are famous for their magnificent subterranean galleries and chambers beautifully adorned with figures of sculptured salt. Before 1939 approximately 400,000 tons of sale were extracted annually from these mines by some 1,500 miners” (Polish Poster p. 61). This is the German version. Polish Poster 104.

Estimate: $800 – $1,200. Swann. 10/27/16 (16875)