World Fencing Championships

Hungarian title:

Nemzetközi vívóverseny

Artist:

Vajda, Lajos

Size:

Tram poster (cca. 17 x 24 cm)

Year:

1959

Condition:

Near mint.

Material:

Paper, hand painting, drawing (paint, pencil).

Price: $800

Description:

Original poster maquette for the 1959 World Fencing Championship. Lajos Vajda made two different designs for the same occasion. The artist used elements of both designs for the final design, which became the printed poster.

The design shows a Hungarian hussar with his sword, which refers to the Hungarian traditions in fencing. The typography of the title is very elegant and decorative. 

Size: 18,5x26 cm

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