Original pen and ink drawing and water colouring on a woven type paper. Drawing attached to larger sheet. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 12 x 9 cm. The image size is ca. 10.1 x 7 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 4.7 x 3.5 inch. The image size is ca. 4 x 2.8 inch.
Antique drawing, titled: ‘Hoffman’s Starke.’ – Original design for a commercial illustration for the starch producer Hoffman’s Starkefabriken in Bad Salzuflen, NRW, Germany, which went up into Reckitt Benckiser (UK) in 1990. This image shows 2 dancing jesters / fool’s in starch boxes on a globe and a sun and moon, symbolizing the worlwide appeal of this product. From a collection of drawings by Sundblad (see other listings). Numbered 5. Artists and Engravers: Made by ‘Gustav Sundblad’ after own design. Gustav Sundblad (Augsburg 1835-1891) was a German draftsman and lithographer active in Munich and Leipzig. He was a student of J.M. Veit.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE DRAWING-HOFFMAN’S STARKE-STARCH-DANCING JESTERS-FOOLS-SUNDBLAD