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Original Vintage Art Deco Circus Movie Poster Salto Mortale Trapeze Fatal Leap

US$2,747.11Asking Price


Original vintage cinema poster for a circus drama film Salto Mortale (le saut mortel)/Trapeze (the fatal leap) directed by the German director Ewald Andre Dupont and based on a novel by the French author and actor Alfred Machard. Stunning dynamic Art Deco style design featuring two acrobats flying up towards a trapeze bar against a dark background with a spotlight shining on them from the O in the stylised title text above, the female acrobat wearing a red outfit and the male acrobat wearing a blue outfit. Artwork by the French poster artist and designer Jean Adrien Mercier (1899-1995). Large size. Good condition, restored folds, tears and loss on folds and top right corner, backed on linen.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 63 in. (160 cm)Width: 47.64 in. (121 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Good condition, restored folds, tears and loss on folds and top right corner, backed on linen.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU101266108313

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    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
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