About this poster
Otto Baumberger had a great ability to communicate strong, clear visual messages. Looking at this very rare poster from the late 1930s, we can almost hear the motors of the approaching aeroplanes. This vintage poster was commissioned by the Zurich commercial museum (founded in 1875, today the Museum of Design Zurich) in 1937. There are offset reproductions of this poster from 1981, but this stone lithograph is the original version.
Artist: Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...
- Poster No.: 1485
- Company: ZHdK, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, CH
- Brand:ZHdK, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, CH
- Printer: J.C. Müller AG, Zürich
- Size: 128 x 91 cm / 50.4 x 35.8″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Affiches de l’Histoire de l’Aviation
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