"Sirius," a Swiss Expressionist Poster by Christian Schad, 1915

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"Sirius," a Swiss poster by Christian Schad, 1915. Schad (1894-1982) was a painter and printmaker who was preoccupied with Futurism, Cubism and later, Expressionism. In 1915, Schad along with his friend Walter Serner, published "Sirius, A Monthly Magazine for Literature and Art," in Zurich; the magazine was forced to close after only seven issues. Schad designed the advertising posters and a full page woodcut for each issue.

As currently custom framed and matted, measured 41 3/4" x 33 1/2"
Details
Creator
Christian Schad (Artist)
Of the Period
Expressionist
Place of Origin
Switzerland
Date of Manufacture
1915
Period
Early 20th Century
Condition
Excellent. Unobtrusive fold in bottom right corner; linen backed and custom framed..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
35 in. H x 26.75 in. W
89 cm H x 68 cm W
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU8611941154
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