About this poster
Original vintage posters by the painter and poster artist Walther Koch have become very rare. This very attractive stone lithograph advertising Davos and the Schatzalp sledge run is one of the few Grisons posters Koch designed at the beginning of the 20th century.
Artist: Walther Koch
German-born Walther Koch moved to Davos in 1898 because of a respiratory condition. Here he received many commissions for travel posters and also worked as a landscape painter. His style was strongly influenced by Ferdinand Hodler and Emil Cardinaux. Koch created some of the most expressive Grisons travel posters of the early 20th century.
German-born Walther Koch moved to Davos in 1898 because of a respiratory condition. Here he received many commissions for travel posters and also worked as a ...
- Poster No.: 915
- Company: Tourismus Davos - Verkehrsverein Davos, CH
- Brand:Davos, Graubünden / Grisons, CH
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 105 x 73 cm / 41.3 x 28.7″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:A Century of Swiss Winter Sports Posters
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