Item #CL203-61 Sweden. Laus Lauesen, 1914–1966 Danish.
Go Back


c1952. Colour lithograph, signed in image upper left, 97.7 x 62.1cm. Repaired tears, creases and pinholes to corners, slight discolouration to upper edge. Linen backed.

Text continues “One of the Scandinavian countries. Land of delightful contrasts. Printed in Sweden. Swedish Tourist Association. Ab Allhems Tryckerier Malmo.”

Danish artist Laus Lauesen (Lauritz Martin Lauesen) was best known for tourist and advertising posters. At the age of 17, Lauesen travelled to Paris to work as an artist. When he returned to Denmark, he worked for Dagens Nyheder (Today’s News). From 1949 to 1956 Lauesen provided artwork for publisher Politiken, designing advertising posters and illustrating song books. Lauesen later travelled to Stockholm and worked freelance for advertising agencies, including Harlang and Toksvig. Ref: Dansk Platak Museum (Danish Poster Museum).

Item #CL203-61

Price (AUD): $1,350.00  other currencies

See all items in Posters