About this poster
During the post-war years, Martin Peikert provoked astonishment with his amusing and lively posters for the tourist resorts of the Bernese Oberland. His bold designs made him one of the most popular designers of Swiss travel advertising in the 1940s and his posters still appeal to many collectors both in Switzerland and abroad.
Artist: Martin Peikert
Martin Peikert was born in 1901 in Zug and died there in 1975. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as an advertising illustrator until he graduated in 1921. In the years 1921 to 1923 he travelled to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Paris. From 1923 he worked in Geneva as a commercial painter and decorator and from 1925 to 1927 he designed the newspaper “Wochenschau” by Orell Füssli AG Zurich. From... more
- Poster No.: 4266
- Company: Verkehrsverein Pontresina, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 128 x 91.5 cm / 50.4 x 36″
- 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:Martin Peikert - Die Plakate - Les Affiches