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Original "Dante" 3-sheet Stone Lithograph Poster

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Posted 2 years ago

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zguy2112
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This is an original "Dante" 3-sheet stone lithograph from my private collection of Magic posters. This poster titled, "World's Greatest Wonder Spectacle" is from 1938 and is a striking three color combination in red, black, and white. It measures approximately 41" x 78". Dante posters in general are very scarce, his 3-sheets are even more rare!

As you can see from the pictures I have had this poster completely restored to it's original condition. When I found this poster it had been poorly backed onto a low quality type of linen. I had the entire poster removed, re-backed onto archival paper, then re-mounted onto canvas where the restoration process began. The poster is now in excellent condition and hangs in my Los Angeles home.

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  1. zguy2112 zguy2112, 2 years ago
    Thank you guys, much appreciation.
  2. Circusposters Circusposters, 2 years ago
    Great restoration! A gem!
  3. zguy2112 zguy2112, 2 years ago
    Thanks Chris, that was done by "Poster Mountain" who I do NOT use anymore due to their extorted rates! I am now shipping my posters out of state for a FRACTION of what they charge. But yes, this is a GREAT restoration job with the exception of me having to remind them that they forgot to color in a specific section they worked on. Thanks for the compliment Chris, it is always appreciated.
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    Just beautiful! You have such a fabulous collection. My first job out of college as a graphic artist in 1980 was w/Walt Graham owner of Modern Litho. He had some very nice large old posters in the print shop. And of course as a graphic artist I just love these images. Thanks for posting.
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    I wish we had an edit button....anyway Walt Graham was a magician and he had a lot of great old posters.
  6. zguy2112 zguy2112, 1 year ago
    Thanks again for the compliment valentino97, a graphic artist, that explains your good taste in design and posters. I come from a family of Advertising, all Creative Directors and myself a TV Director and Producer. Glad you can appreciate these posters and Graham sounds like a cool guy, bet he has some rare posters as well.

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