|Designer:||Tägtström, David (1894-1981)|
|Dimensions:||100 x 62 cm | 39.37 x 24.41 inches|
|Condition:||Excellent | | A -|
|Printed by:||Ivar Hæggströms Lito, Stockholm|
Step into the enchanting world of Swedish traditions with this original vintage travel poster from 1946. Capturing the essence of Dalarna, Sweden, the artwork showcases a picturesque scene featuring a Maypole (Majstång/Midsommarstång) and a Swedish church tower against a serene blue sky.
Designed by the renowned Swedish painter David Tägtström, this poster beautifully represents the cultural significance of the midsummer celebrations in Sweden. The Maypole, also known as a midsummer pole (midsommarstång), holds a special place in Swedish festivities, symbolizing the joy and merriment of the Midsummer season. It's interesting to note that the term "majstång" derives from the old Swedish word "maja," meaning dress, rather than referring to the month of May.
Adding to its historical value, this poster is mentioned in the book "Poster Gallery: The Best Posters of 1946" by J. I Biegeleisen, further highlighting its significance as a notable piece of art.
In excellent condition, this vintage travel poster preserves the vibrant colors and intricate details of Tägtström's work. Immerse yourself in the allure of Swedish traditions and embrace the beauty of midsummer with this exceptional poster, a true collector's item.