Poster Info for CYRK...posters
Original..... all of our posters are original. An original poster is a primary work of art which was not derived from something else. Original posters are printed in limited quantities to visually communicate an idea by attracting a passerby's attention. Posters can be printed only once or sometimes, usually due to a poster's popularity, can be printed again. Reproductions of a poster are copies or counterfeits of an original poster. We do not sell any reproductions.
Condition.....all posters are in Condition A/A -, near-mint/very fine condition, unless otherwise indicated.
Linen-backed/mounted.....most posters are sold linen-backed/mounted. Allow 2-3 weeks for linen-backing. It is an archival labor intensive process, which maintains a poster's integrity - value $99+.
Date(s).....publication date(s) of poster. (Posters often contain the date of poster design which may be different from date(s) of publication.)
Size.....CYRK... posters are most frequently approximately 27"w x 39"h (69cm x 99cm). Size of posters listed with image. If exact dimensions are required, contact us. Size is dimension of the paper sheet; linen-backed posters add a half inch margin to all sides.
Prices.....as indicated. If more than one year is listed for publication dates, price indicated is for the later printing. (Note: If publication year has an asterisk (*), 1st printing is available and contact us for price. If poster says 'Contact for Availability', and poster is still available, price will be provided. If poster says 'Not Currently Available-Please Waitlist Me', poster is not available at this time and may or may not be available in the future.
Availability.....all posters are available in limited quantities, subject to prior sale; many are very rare & one-of-a-kind. If poster says 'Contact for Availability', quantity is very limited.
Printing.....offset lithograph on paper. All posters were printed in Poland.
Artist's name.....because artists were commissioned by the Polish government to design posters, most posters contain the artist's name &/or signature in the design. If artist is not known, poster is listed as anonymous.
Museum collections.....if a CYRK... poster is in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington DC, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) in San Francisco, the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in London, or the Musée de la Publicité (MP) in Le Louvre in Paris, this will be indicated below the image of the poster. (Asian poster museum collections are not indicated.)
Payment.....American Express, Visa, MasterCard, check or money order accepted. (Credit card not billed until shipment.) Contemporary Posters is a Safe Shopping site--security guaranteed by THAWTE--A Verisign Company. We also accept paypal.
Shipping/handling.....poster shipped in mailing tube, fully insured. For most posters allow 3-4 weeks for delivery. If poster says 'Available for immediate shipment'- allow 7-10 days for delivery. (If overnight delivery wanted, contact us.) S&H to US - $10, Canada - $25, UK & Western Europe - $45, other countries - $55. S&H is for total poster order (no matter number of posters ordered).
For framed orders (framing only available in the U.S), there is a $55 shipping charge for the first framed poster; $45 shipping charge for each additional poster.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee/Return & Exchange.....Not satisfied? Just return poster in original condition as well as documentation including certificate of authenticity for a full refund within 30 days.
CYRK... art is original limited-edition posters by artists of the world-famous Polish School of Posters;
all posters were printed in Poland by agencies of the Communist government from the
Other contemporary vintage Polish posters by artists of the Polish School of Posters
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