Heinrich Danioth

Heinrich Danioth was born in 1896 in Altdorf. During his apprenticeship as a painter, he took evening courses in figure drawing. After the outbreak of war he was forced to work in an office. Later, after a long stay in a sanatorium, he lived in Rome for two years. In 1925 he took a master class at the Landesakademie Karlsruhe. In 1931 he settled down in Flüelen and worked as a painter of stained-glass windows, murals, stage sets and posters. He created designs for the Altdorf stagings of “William Tell”.

Posters by Heinrich Danioth