Can - Everywhere in the world

Hungarian title:

Konzerv - A földön mindenütt

Artist:

Gyula Halvax

Size:

A1 1 Sheet (cca. 59 x 84 cm)

Year:

1947

Condition:

Fine, restored, light fold marks and wear.

Material:

Price: US$2400

Description:

Can - Everywhere in the world is a 1947 vintage Hungarian commercial advertising poste designed by Gyula Halvax.

A poster for canned fruit and vegetable from the years after WW2. During the 1940s, canned foods became a highly important product of he food industry. 

The poster was published by the Ministry for Agriculture and Commerce, which means, that it was part of a general propaganda for the use of canned food.

The elegant woman figure makes the composition very decorative. She is a beautiful and modern house wife; she is dressed like a modern lady. 

Gyula Halvax (1906 - 1984) was a painter. He studied under Jozsef Rippl-Ronai and finished his studies in 1929. He worked as a painter in several Hungarian cities.

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