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Poster - Kraft Durch Freude - KDF Theater
  • Kraft Durch Freude - KDF Theater
    Thomasberger, R.
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Kraft Durch Freude - KDF Theater

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Austria (made)

  • Date:

    1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomasberger, R. (artist)
    Druck F. Adametz (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.370-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 61, box E

Physical description

Theatre scene. The outlines of three figures are defined in the foreground, watching the stage scene below from box seats. A small player is rendered in burgundy on the luminous yellow stage. The background is mostly blue with a red curtain pulled to the left. Green on blue text.

Place of Origin

Austria (made)

Date

1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Thomasberger, R. (artist)
Druck F. Adametz (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

NS DAP . GAU WIEN . DIE DEUTSCHE ARBEITS FRONT NS . - GEM EINSCHAFT/ KRAFT DURCH FREUDE/ KDF - THEATER - RINGE 1939-40
across upper margin and middle right - printed in German Gothic and sans serif texts

FINMAL IM MONAT MIT KDF. INS THEATER/ AUSKÙNFTE BEI DEN BETRIEBS - UND ORTS - KDF. - WARTEN, ANMELDUNG IN ALLEN KDF. - VERKAUF SSTELLEN
bottom

Druck F. Adametz, Wien 18.
bottom right, within image

R. Thomasberger
Designer's name in green on blue, vertically printed along right margin

Herausgegeben von der Deutschen Arbeitsfront Gauwaltung Wien, ABT. Propaganda
vertically along left margin

Dimensions

Height: 62.9 cm, Width: 47.5 cm

Descriptive line

Kraft Durch Freude - KDF Theater poster by Thomasberger. Austria. 1939.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Swastika; Theatre; Stage; Actor; Audience

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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