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Advertising card - Card, Kosmetik Institut, Wien ( Cosmetic Institute, Vienna) c. 1932

From the Collection of Duldig Studio museum + sculpture garden 92 Burke Road East Malvern Victoria

Description
Grey card front with print of single tone line stylised drawing of woman with red lips holding flowers - inside printed inscription in grey and red highlights
Size
14.3 x 20.0 cm
Object Registration
3304
Historical information
This advertising card was designed by Slawa Horowitz-Duldig. It was printed by 'Frisch, Wein 1'. Slawa undertook a number of sculpture commissions after graduating from the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Wien (Viennese Academy of Art) where she studied under Professor Hans Bitterlich from 1925-1929. She also undertook design commissions such as this card for the Cosmetic Institute which sold beauty creams. Reminiscent of the work of Austrian painter, designer and ceramic artist Berthold Löffler, in Slawa’s card her stylish typography, colour and design unite to create a unique work.
When Made
c.1932
Significance
This is an example of Austrian graphic design work between the wars and is of historical and artistic significance.
Inscriptions & Markings
Back logo - Printer's name (Frisch, Wien, 1) and artist's name ( S Duldig) credited
Last updated
11 Oct 2017 at 3:09PM