Title: Sweden Grand Prix 1930 designed by Nils Wedel. Wonderfully displayed!
Designer: Wedel, Nils (1897-1967)
A wonderful display of a stunning Art Deco inspired poster designed by Nils Wedel promoting the Swedish 1930 Grand Prix.
Wedel was a Swedish painter, illustrator, graphic designer, monument artist, teacher and art critic. Wedel studied in Gothenburg, and in 1921 at the Académie Moderne in Paris.
A new racing era began in 1930 when the Swedish Grand Prix was introduced for motorcycle competition. In the little village of Saxtorp in southern Sweden, more people than had ever before was gathered to witnessed two-wheel racing.