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1950s Danish Butter Margarine Advertisement - Kloster Margarine - Original Vintage Poster

1950s Danish Butter Margarine Advertisement - Kloster Margarine - Original Vintage Poster

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Your perfect kitchen decor is right here!

This is a great mid-century advertisement featuring a scene from the 1950s kitchen with a young woman reading a cookbook. The headliner of the poster "- man tager.." ( -first you take..) is a classical starter for a recipe and while the woman is holding a nice package of Kloster Margarine makes it easy to figure the margarine is a central ingredient in her recipe.

The poster artist is René Michaëlis (1902-1974) who was born in Germany but fled to Denmark in the 1930s during Hitler's regime. Michaëlis was originally working in the growing German film industry but in Denmark he began to paint in oil and was later hired as a freelance advertising designer.

Overall this is a brilliant advertisement - typical of its age. As the it was fashion with product advertisement in the 1950s the margarine has been enlarged to add focus and highlight the product.

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Artist: René Michaëlis

Print: Stone lithography (Signed in print. Print by Lars Andersen og Søn A/S)

Dimensions: 10.4 x 13.8 in (26.5 x 35 cm).

Condition: Very good condition - light handling signs and a little foxing in the lower right corner - please see pictures

Country: Denmark

Thanks for watching and please let me know if you have any questions.

REF: 80AD02

Materials: Original Vintage Poster

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