Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #82, Nov. 15th, features masterpieces, rarities

The lithographs and maquettes will be offered online and in the PAI gallery, located at 26 West 17th Street in New York City, beginning promptly at 11 am Eastern. Artists will include Cappiello, Chéret, Haring, Mucha, Steinlen, Toulouse-Lautrec.
By: Poster Auctions International, Inc.
Keith Haring, Act Up / Ignorance = Fear (1989).
Keith Haring, Act Up / Ignorance = Fear (1989).
NEW YORK - Oct. 21, 2020 - PRLog -- Poster Auctions International's Rare Posters Auction #82 on Sunday, November 15th will feature masterpieces and rarities from over two centuries of poster design. Top artists include Cappiello, Chéret, Haring, Mucha, Steinlen and Toulouse-Lautrec.

The auction will be on view to the public October 30-November 14; the auction will be held live in PAI's gallery at 26 West 17th Street in New York City and online at, beginning promptly at 11am Eastern time.

Jack Rennert, president of Poster Auctions International, Inc., said, "In a year with so much upheaval, I am pleased to return to some sense of normalcy with our upcoming auction—and the catalogue is back. As always, collectors can expect to find a range of masterful works, including highly sought-after items and beloved images."

The auction will begin with two sections of travel posters for the United Kingdom and Italy – a perfect balm for current travel restrictions. Major works include William H. Barribal's 1925 Bridlington (est. $8,000-$10,000), G. Stanislaus Brien's Moonlight Bathing on the East Coast (est. $7,000-$9,000), Aurelio Craffonara's 1931 Genua (est. $1,200-$1,500), and Marcello Dudovich's circa 1930 Padova (est. $1,400-$1,700).

The War & Propaganda collection includes poignant and powerful designs from World Wars I and World War II, as well as hand-painted posters from the Vietnam War. Highlights include James Montgomery Flagg's 1917 designs I Want You for U.S. Army (est. $7,000-$9,000) and Wake Up, America! (est. $5,000-$6,000), as well as Fred Spear's ca. 1917 Enlist (est. $3,000-$3,500).

Public viewings will be held daily from October 30-November 14. For more information and to order the catalogue, visit You may call the gallery at (212) 787-4000.

Jack Rennert, president of Rennert's Gallery / PAI, is the world's foremost authority on rare original poster art, and is the author of over a dozen books on the subject, including the catalogue raisonée for the "father" of modern French poster art, Leonetto Cappiello.

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