Beautiful Vintage Posters Designed by Boris Artzybasheff

Three-Headed Dragon, circa 1920s
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Boris Artzybasheff, born in 1899, was a renowned Russian-American illustrator known for his surreal designs. He illustrated around 50 books, authored some, and created 219 Time magazine covers between 1942 and 1966. His work appeared in major American publications like Life and Fortune. Post-1940, he focused on commercial art for companies like Xerox and Shell Oil. Artzybasheff passed away in 1965 at 66. Check out his beautiful vintage posters below.

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Kazbek Beauty Products, 1923
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The Line Book, 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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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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