XII. Olympische Spiele, Helsinki, Finnland – Vintage poster – Ilmari SYSIMETSÄ – 1940

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Original vintage poster XII. Olympische Spiele, Helsinki, Finnland



CHF 1760.–

Backed on cotton canvas and Canson acid-free paper

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99 x 64 cm
38 x 25 inch
Extremely rare Official poster for the twelfth Olympic Games in Helsinki in 1940. Finally these Games were cancelled because of the beginning of the war. This poster by Ilmari Sysimetsä represent the sculpture of the famous Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi, holder of 9 gold and 3 silver Olympic medals. The same image was used for the 1952 Games.

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