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Länger leben

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    Early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    black chalk, bodycolour, card, drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.463-1989

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 37

Physical description

Design for a poster with protective overlay. Drawing in black chalk and bodycolour on card.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

Early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Fries, Leonard, born 1881 - died 1965 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

black chalk, bodycolour, card, drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Fries
Signed in black chalk

Länger leben
Lengthen life
Lettered with title

Sprouting Tree
Inscribed in pencil on overlay

Dimensions

Height: 84 cm, Width: 59.4 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a poster, with protective overlay: 'Länger leben' [Lengthen life]. German, black chalk and bodycolour on card, early 20th century

Materials

Black chalk; Bodycolour; Card

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Posters; Advertising

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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