Beautiful Vintage Posters Designed by Boris Artzybasheff – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

Beautiful Vintage Posters Designed by Boris Artzybasheff

Three-Headed Dragon, circa 1920s
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Born in 1899 in Kharkov, Boris Artzybasheff was a Russian-American illustrator known for his distinctive and often surreal designs.

His illustration career kicked off in 1922 with works for “Verotchka’s Tales” and “The Undertaker’s Garland,” leading to numerous other book illustrations throughout the 1920s. Throughout his career, he illustrated around 50 books, including some he authored, with “As I See” being among the most notable.

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Kazbek Beauty Products, 1923
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Artzybasheff gained considerable recognition for his magazine illustrations, especially in major American publications like Life, Fortune, and Time, creating 219 Time magazine covers between 1942 and 1966. These covers featured notable personalities such as Dmitri Shostakovich, Louis Armstrong, and Dave Brubeck.

The Line Book, 1929
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Post-1940, Artzybasheff shifted his focus to commercial art, producing advertisements for major companies such as Xerox, Shell Oil, and Pan Am, among others

Three and the Moon, Legendary Stories of Old Brittany, Normandy and Provence by Jacques Dorey, 1929
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Artzybasheff passed away in 1965 at 66. Below is a collection of vintage posters designed by him.

Three and the Moon, Legendary Stories of Old Brittany, Normandy and Provence by Jacques Dorey, 1929
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Three and the Moon, Legendary Stories of Old Brittany, Normandy and Provence by Jacques Dorey, 1929
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Aesop’s Fables, 1933
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Stag Looking Into Water, 1933
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“Melancholia”, from Neurotica, 1934
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King Douda, from the book “Seven Simeons- A Russian Tale,” 1937
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Seven Simeons, 1937
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Seven Simeons, 1937
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The Hunt, from the book “Seven Simeons- A Russian Tale,” 1937
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The Last Trumpet, 1937
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Art Week, Buy American Art, circa 1939
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Nansen by Anna Gertrude Hall, 1940
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The Incomplete Enchanter by Fletcher Pratt & L. Sprague de Camp, 1941
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Propaganda, 1942
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The Corn Kernel Constituents, Fortune Magazine, June 1943
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Parker 51 ad, “Munition of Morale”, 1944
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World Map of the Major Tropical Dieseases, 1944
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“The Gwolphs of Saturn”, 1946
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American Artist, October 1947
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Anxiety-Frustration-Repressed Hostility, 1947
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Alcoa Sails the Caribbean, 1948
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Bermuda by Clipper, Pan Am, 1949
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Hands Fighting, 1949
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The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler, 1950
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Ad for Shell X-100 Motor Oil, 1951
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As I See, 1954
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