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Original Soviet Constructivist Design Movie Poster for a Silent Film - Dagfin

$4,660.95

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Original vintage Soviet movie poster for a German film Dagfin (translated into Russian as Life for Life - Zhizn za Zhizn), a 1926 silent film directed by Joe May and starring Paul Richter, Alfred Gerasch and Marcella Albani under the art direction by Ernst Schutte and Erich Zander. Dramatic constructivist design by S. Semenov-Menes (1895-1972) combining black and white photographs depicting scenes from the film with color illustrations of the main two characters, the text above and below in stylized white letters against a red background. Fair condition, restored loss on margins, folds and tears, traces of old ink on some tears, backed on linen.

Details

  • Creator
    S. Semenov-Menes (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 42.13 in (107 cm)Width: 27.96 in (71 cm)Depth: 0.04 in (1 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1928
  • Condition
    Fair condition, restored loss on margins, folds and tears, traces of old ink on some tears, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU101267524393

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