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Omega die Uhr fürs Leben/Das Billige ist nicht immer preiswert

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Berlin (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    paper, pencil, charcoal, chinese white, drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.649-1989

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for an advertisement for Omega watches. Pencil, charcoal and chinese white drawing on paper

Place of Origin

Berlin (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

paper, pencil, charcoal, chinese white, drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Leonard Fries jetzt: Berlin-Charlbg.9 Reichs-Strasse 95 Ruf: Westend 5301 Dieses Original bleibt mein Eigentum
Leonard Fries now: Berlin-Charlottenburg.9 Reichs-Strasse Call: Westend 5301 This original remains my property
Stamped on the reverse in green ink

Dimensions

Height: 38 cm, Width: 28 cm

Descriptive line

Design for an advertisement for Omega watches by Leonard Fries: 'Omega die Uhr fürs Leben/Das Billige ist nicht immer preiswert' [Omega the watch for life/The cheapest is not always good value]. German, pencil, charcoal and chinese white, early 20th century

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Charcoal; Chinese white

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Advertising; Clocks & Watches

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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