Poster enthusiast and collector Julius Paul was Hungarian, and the posters from his native country are among the most exciting examples in Swann's December 18 auction. The most well represented of Hungarian poster artists in the sale is Mihaly Biro, increasingly recognized as a giant of early 20th-century poster design.
The Paul Collection offers excellent examples of Biro's work in several areas, from product advertisements to political propaganda. Here are some highlights:
Labels: Hungarian posters, Julius Paul Collection of Posters, Mihaly Biro, Vintage Posters