About this poster
Gstaad (1010 m.a.s,) is appreciated by its old, stylish and discreet establishment, a charming place in the Bernese Oberland with its chalet style hotels and chalet apartments. Gstaad is better known for its residents than for its skiing and is popular with non-skiers who like to play the “who’s that with the sunglasses” game as they sit around in restaurants, at the swimming pool or stroll up and down the main street. Art Deco posters with beautiful images of Gstaad - like this 1931 lithograph by the famous Alex Diggelmann - have become rare and are among the most sought-after.
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.: 910
- Company: Verkehrsverein Gstaad, CH
- Brand:Gstaad, BE, CH
- Printer: Eidenbenz & Seitz & Co, St. Gallen
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free linen.
- Publications:Swiss Sport Posters
Werbestil 1930 -1940. Die alltägliche Bildsprache eines Jahrzehnts.