Concerts Richard Strauss – Zurich, Emil Cardinaux
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Concerts Richard Strauss – Zurich

Artist: Emil Cardinaux
Year: 1917
Size: 127 x 90 cm / 50 x 35.4″
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In the year 1917, Richard Strauss, whom we know nowadays as a famous composer, was the director of the Berlin Opera and in high demand all over Europe as a conductor. That year, he came to Switzerland to stage guest performances of the operas “Don Juan” and “The Magic Flute” by Mozart, his own favourite composer. To advertise these performances, the renowned Swiss poster artist Emil Cardinaux created this beautiful, elegant poster lithograph in fine Art Nouveau style.

Artist: Emil Cardinaux

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this ...

development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more
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