May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 82
 

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[Posters] [World War II] Rockwell, Norman
The Four Freedoms

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943. Goup of four color lithographic posters. Condition: A; creasing from original folds; scattered minor creasing at folds and along edges. Each 56 x 40 in. (142 x 102 cm).

Complete and scarce suite of posters in their largest format. Rockwell's iconic series, originally appeared on the covers of The Saturday Evening Post in February and March, 1943, was inspired by Franklin D. Roosevelt's January 6, 1941 State of the Union speech.

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

Sold for $6,930
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943. Goup of four color lithographic posters. Condition: A; creasing from original folds; scattered minor creasing at folds and along edges. Each 56 x 40 in. (142 x 102 cm).

Complete and scarce suite of posters in their largest format. Rockwell's iconic series, originally appeared on the covers of The Saturday Evening Post in February and March, 1943, was inspired by Franklin D. Roosevelt's January 6, 1941 State of the Union speech.

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

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