Roman Holiday

Vacanze Romane

1953 Italian 12-foglio 165x78" (420x200cm)

Artist: Brini, Ercole (1913-1989)

Grade: Very Fine


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English title: Roman Holiday

Poster title: Vacanze Romane

Artist: Brini, Ercole (1913-1989)

Poster Year: 1953

Poster Origin: Italian

Size: 12-foglio  165x78"  (420x200cm)

Film title: Roman Holiday

Film Year: 1953

Film Origin: USA

Film Directors: William Wyler

Film Actors: Gregory PeckAudrey HepburnEddie AlbertHartley Power

Film Genres: Comedy| Romance

Film Plot: A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

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Keywords: 1950sblueColiseumcrowndressgreenkissPinkprincesspurpleVespa

Restoration: Linen-backed

Grade: C8  Very Fine. Rolled, single-sided. Prior to linen backing this was (incredibly) an unused ROLLED billboard! It had almost no wear and was backed very well. After having been on display at a vintage wine store in Italy for many years, it has picked up some dirt, smudges, and a few dings, but it's in remarkable condition given it's age and rarity.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $32,500

Audrey Hepburn is one of the most beloved actresses to grace the silver screen and Roman Holiday was her ticket to stardom! Starring opposite Gregory Peck, Hepburn played a sheltered princess who longs to experience the sights and sound of Rome without her royal trappings. Roman Holiday was a massive success and no doubt inspired countless trips to the Italian capital — not to mention that Vespa probably owes it success to the film as well!

Stop the press… we have breaking news from the Rome desk! This incredible country-of-origin Roman Holiday Italian billboard is one of the most gorgeous and rare posters I have ever encountered. It’s features gorgeous, larger-than-life-size Brini art of Hepburn and Peck on their famous scooter ride through the eternal city. This massive poster is the size of three Italian 4-foglios laid out side-by-side. To top it all off this poster was in amazing condition before being linen backed — only done for the convenience of display, not for restoration purposes. Thoughtfully, it was put on a thinner linen stock to reduce weight as well. This is simply a stunning poster that you will likely never encounter again and that is surprisingly easy to display, assuming you have the space of course!

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