london: vintage posters auction

© christie's / stenberg brothers - the man with the movie camera [1929] - lithograph in colours

the expertise of christie's in vintage posters dates back all the way to 1982 when the auction house staged the first dedicated poster sale on the planet. the upcoming auction of vintage posters on thu - nov 1 [11am] at christie's south kensington in london is led by two very rare russian avant-garde vintage posters, designed by vladimir and georgii stenberg for their ground-breaking films the man with the movie camera and battleship potemkin. both posters are expected to fetch between gbp 60,000 and gbp 80,000 each. over 261 are lots to be sold, and these include rare original advertising for travel, film, sports and cars. all items on offer will be on public exhibition on oct 27-31. click [here] to view the auction's full e-catalogue. location: 85 old brompton road [south kensington].

© christie's / stenberg brothers - battleship potemkin [1929] - lithograph in colours