Das Plakat: Mitteilungen des Vereins der Plakatfreunde

Das Plakat: Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e.V.
Das Plakat: Zeitschrift des Vereins der Plakatfreunde e.V. für Kunst in der Reklame

Illustrated by Lucian Bernhard (German, 1883–1972), Illustrated by Ludwig Hohlwein (German, 1874–1949), Illustrated by Valentin Zietara (German, 1883–1935)

Place of Publication: Berlin, Germany


Overall (each issue approx.): 28.9 x 22.9 x 0.6 cm (11 3/8 x 9 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated periodical with color lithographs, photo-mechanical illustations, and letterpress

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Berlin: Verein der Plakatfreunde, 1914-1921) Quarto, 27 issues; vol. 5 (1914), nos. 1-6 plus two special issues; vol. 6 (1915), nos. 1-6, plus two special issues; vol. 11 (1920), no. 1; vol. 12 (1921), nos. 1-9; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers (vol. 5 issues in original publisher’s pictorial portfolio.

Illustrations of posters.

Berlin: Verein der Plakatfreunde, 1914-1921


Eugen H. Petersen, New York [see note]; from Petersen to an anonymous donor, Boston; 1993 gift of an anonymous donor to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 1993)

Eugen H. Petersen was a professor at Pratt Art Institute. According to the anonymous donor, Mr. Petersen owned the group of 27 issues of the periodical Das Plakat for over seventy years.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Eugen H. Petersen