KLETZKER, CHARLES HARRY. 1884-1959. 3 pieces of original art for oil companies, all late 1930s/early 1940s:

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KLETZKER, CHARLES HARRY. 1884-1959.
3 pieces of original art for oil companies, all late 1930s/early 1940s:

US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£ 2,300 - 3,800

Fine Books and Manuscripts

13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

KLETZKER, CHARLES HARRY. 1884-1959.
3 pieces of original art for oil companies, all late 1930s/early 1940s:
1. Original gouache on board, 603 x 457 mm, with Kletzker's stamp on the verso, being an advertisement for Mobilgas, a few abrasions, corners rubbed, excellent overall. Depicts a man driving a yellow car in a desert landscape, group of red horses running through the clouds above and the red Mobil Pegasus soaring below the motto: "Buy where you see the Red Flying Horse."
2. Original gouache on paper, 143 x 318 mm, not signed, being an advertisement for Shell Gasoline, a few abrasions, excellent overall. Depicts a group of red horses charging through the clouds very similar to the Mobilgas advertisement above, but withe motto: "More Horsepower for Freedom."
3. Original color pencil and gouache on paper, 321 x 240 mm, not signed, being an advertisement sketch for Shell Oil Company, glue residue and some chips to margins, taken from sketch book. Apparently a draft advertisement for Shell Power Plus gasoline with a inset image of the base of the Golden Gate Bridge with ships nearby; the motto: "For Super Power on Hills" behind the Shell logo and "Stability" in stylized letters below and "The Shell Oil Company of California / Super Shell Tests the Best" at the bottom.
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KLETZKER, CHARLES HARRY. 1884-1959. 3 pieces of original art for oil companies, all late 1930s/early 1940s:
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