Budapest: Original tourist poster in brilliant colour by Jeges Ernö

Budapest: Original tourist poster in brilliant colour by Jeges Ernö

Code: HH1827

Dimensions:

W: 63cm (24.8")H: 95cm (37.4")

£500.00 Approx $687.76, €585.48, £500
 

Budapest: Athenaeum, 1935. Original tourist poster in brilliant colour for the capital of Hungary. A parade of people in colourful regional attire marches past the Saint Elisabeth Church, in this gorgeous old poster promoting the fabulous city of Budapest.
Desig: Jeges Ernö; fully drawn into the stone at the bottom left corner
Press: Athenaeum, printed in Hungary
Edited by the Hungarian National Council of Tourist Traffic, Budapest
Condition B + : normal folding creases, bright colours, small edge cracks, some very neat repairs (only visible on otherwise blank verso). Overall in very nice condition.

Jeges Ernö ( 1898-1956) was a poster designer and painter, working between the 1910's and the late 1940’s. 
In the 1910's Jeges tried out many fields of graphic design. He created lot of book covers and illustrations that show the influence of Art Nouveau and folk art. Jeges resumed designing posters after 1925, and continued to work during the 1930’s. He designed some colorful commercial and event posters. He continued to design posters occasionally until the end of the 1940’s.