About this poster
Werner Weiskönig is famous not only for his impressive murals for schoolhouses but also for his dynamic posters for sports events and tourist resorts in Switzerland. This very decorative 1933 stone lithograph advertising the alpine lido in Arosa captivates the viewer thanks to its bright colours and striking design.
Artist: Werner Weiskönig
Werner Weiskönig was born in 1907 in Chemnitz, Germany and lived in St. Gallen, Switzerland until his death in 1982. From 1924 to 1927 he studied applied arts in St. Gallen before continuing his studies from 1930 to 1931 at the Art Academy in Düsseldorf. From 1934 he lived in St. Gallen and worked as a commercial artist and exhibition builder among other things, and designed murals and stained-glass windows for ... more
Werner Weiskönig was born in 1907 in Chemnitz, Germany and lived in St. Gallen, Switzerland until his death in 1982. From 1924 to 1927 he studied applied ar ...
- Poster No.: 1797
- Company: Verkehrsverein Arosa, CH
- Brand:AROSA - Graubünden / Grisons - CH
- Printer: Eidenbenz & Seitz & Co, St. Gallen
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Fairly good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Das Schweizer Plakat - L‘affiche suisse - The Swiss Poster
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