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VIIe Olympiade - Anvers

Poster
1920 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Poster, 'VIIe Olympiade - Anvers (Belgique) Août-Septembre 1920', celebrating the 7th Olympiad in Belgium. The figure of a male nude hovers above the city of Antwerp in Belgium. He is poised to throw a discus, and a red cloth covers his groin. Behind him is a billowing cloth made of many flags. In the upper right corner of the poster is a coat of arms, a red shield with a white castle, presented on a circular shield decorated with a garland of flowers, a sword and a laurel wreath.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Lithograph
Brief Description
Poster, 'VIIe Olympiade - Anvers (Belgique) Août-Septembre 1920', celebrating the 7th Olympiad in Belgium, 1920
Physical Description
Poster, 'VIIe Olympiade - Anvers (Belgique) Août-Septembre 1920', celebrating the 7th Olympiad in Belgium. The figure of a male nude hovers above the city of Antwerp in Belgium. He is poised to throw a discus, and a red cloth covers his groin. Behind him is a billowing cloth made of many flags. In the upper right corner of the poster is a coat of arms, a red shield with a white castle, presented on a circular shield decorated with a garland of flowers, a sword and a laurel wreath.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 790mm
  • Image width: 555mm
  • Support height: 88.8cm
  • Support width: 66.1cm
  • Sheet height: 854mm
  • Sheet width: 620mm
Marks and Inscriptions
'- VIIE OLYMPIADE - / ANVERS (BELGIQUE) / 1920 AOUT-SEPTEMBRE 1920 / SUBSIDIEE PAR LES POUVOIRS PUBLICS' (At the bottom of the poster)
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Collection
Accession Number
E.229-2006

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record createdOctober 12, 2006
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