About this poster
A wonderfully sensitive and fashion-adequate poster for Bi-oro tanning lotions designed by Otto Glaser in 1953. The artist gracefully uses a hint of the style of Japanese woodcuts, as done before by numerous European posters artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec. With its dynamism, deep modelling and highly emotional movement, this poster is much appreciated by collectors.
Artist: Otto Glaser
Otto Glaser was born in Basel in 1915 and studied at the renowned Basel School of Design. He became a freelance graphic designer, painter and book illustrator. In the fifties he worked for the lifestyle magazine “Inspiration. Für die Dame” and received numerous commissions from businesses in the fashion and travel sectors, such as Swissair, Davos and the cosmetics company Bi-Oro. Later, Otto Glaser worked for... more
Otto Glaser was born in Basel in 1915 and studied at the renowned Basel School of Design. He became a freelance graphic designer, painter and book illustrator ...
- Poster No.: 1557
- Company: Ciba AG, Basel, CH
- Brand:CIBA AG Basel
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Excellent. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free linen.
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