Electric Gottard Railways, Otto Baumberger
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Electric Gottard Railways

Artist: Otto Baumberger
Year: 1935
Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
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A classic travel poster for the promotion of one of Europe's first electric railways: the Gotthard Railway. In this picturesque stone lithograph, Otto Baumberger depicts an ideal vision of the landscape, with the deep blue lake, the snow-covered Swiss Alps in the background and a Ticino village. This is the English-language version of the original 1935 poster.

Artist: Otto Baumberger

Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more

Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...

1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
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