1926 Lithograph Ludwig Hohlwein Victoria Bicycles Fahrrader German Poster Art Ad

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"Victoria Fahrräder"

This is an original 1926 nine-color lithograph advertising mini poster by Ludwig Hohlwein for Victoria-Werke, AG, Nürnberg, Germany.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of original photogravures and lithographs of the poster designs of the master of German poster art --Ludwig Hohlwein (1874 - 1949). Born in Wiesbaden, Germany, Hohlwein first studied for a career in architecture but by 1906 had turned to commercial art and poster design. Today Hohlwein poster art is highly collectible and much sought after.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that the light spotting along the left side of the image is NOT on the item.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Full Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10.5 inches; 19 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Hohlwein, Ludwig. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Ludwig Hohlwein

Ludwig Hohlwein (1874-1949) was a German posterist artist, hailing from Weisbaden. He was known for his unique avant garde poster designs, which included German government propaganda posters crafted during World War I. During World War II, Hohlwein created posters supporting the National Socialist party. He also created commercial advertising artwork for such noteworthy companies as Cadillac. However, the majority of Hohlwein's works primarily focused on wildlife, hunting, and human figures.

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