About this poster
This extraordinary 1930s poster for the tourist resort of Gstaad in the Bernese Oberland shows the famous funicular sledge that used to take winter sport guests from Saanenmöser up to the Hornberg mountain. A color lithograph and an absolute rarity which is highly sought-after in Switzerland and abroad.
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 ...
- Poster No.: 4404
- Company: Verkehrsverein Gstaad, CH
- Brand:Gstaad, BE, CH
- Printer: J.C. Müller AG, Zürich
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely. 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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