Château d’Oex, Alex Walter Diggelmann
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Château d’Oex

Artist: Alex Walter Diggelmann
Year: 1937
Size: 102 x 65 cm / 40.2 x 25.6″

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Château d’Oex in the canton of Vaud became a popular holiday destination thanks to its hot-air balloon events. This poster lithograph from 1937 shows a skier looking towards the Gummfluh and advertises this lovely town as well as the Montreux-Bernese Oberland railway.

Artist: Alex Walter Diggelmann

Swiss artist Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902-1987) won three medals in art competitions of the Olympic Games. He was trained as a primary school and art teacher. After studying in Paris and Leipzig, he worked as a commercial artist in Zurich and designed numerous posters for sports and transport. From 1939, he was an art teacher in Zurich. His posters were characterised by a clear, figurative style.

Swiss artist Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902-1987) won three medals in art competitions of the Olympic Games. He was trained as a primary school and art teacher. ...

After studying in Paris and Leipzig, he worked as a commercial artist in Zurich and designed numerous posters for sports and transport. From 1939, he was an art teacher in Zurich. His posters were characterised by a clear, figurative style.

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