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'Grand Prix' Film Poster

$6,316.07

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Original special US silkscreen poster. This is an exceptionally rare Saul Bass (1920-1996) poster was designed and printed for Saul Bass's own personal use, and not for sale or cinema use. It is thought that only fifty were printed by Art Krebs Studio, Los Angeles, which was just around the corner from Bass's design studio. Bass gave a number of these posters to friends and colleagues, and also used them to enter graphic design competitions. This fictional popular motor racing film is the story of the 1966 Formula One season through the eyes of four Formula One drivers the film includes real-life motor racing footage and cameos by several Formula One World Champions, including Juan Manuel Fangio, Phil and Graham Hill and Jack Brabham. The film was directed by John Frankenheimer, and stars James Garner, Eva Marie Saint and Yves Montand. The poster is unfolded and in near mint condition, with the colors remaining very bright. This poster is conservation linen backed and would be shipped rolled in a strong tube.

Details

  • Creator
    Saul Bass (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Depth: .1 in. (2.54 mm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1966
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU989121708132

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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