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Original poster 'August 1st 1991' (1er août) by Keith Haring

£400.00 Approx $550.21, €468.38, £400

Code: HH-2985


W: 70cm (27.6")H: 100cm (39.4")

Original edition silkscreen printed poster. Printed by Albin Uldry, Bern. This work was created to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Swiss Confederation. Referenced in the book 'Keith Haring - Posters, catalogue raisonné', Jurgen Doring, Prestel 2017 (C120). Sold unframed. In very good condition. 

Swiss citizen Pierre Keller, then a teacher, first met Keith Haring in New York in 1981. "I saw him drawing and put my hand on his shoulder. Soon after, I bought my first Keith Haring for just $50!" They became friends, and in 1987 Haring visited Switzerland. Keller (who later worked for British American Tobacco) supervised the creation by Haring of a series of advertising posters for 'Lucky Strike'.