About this poster
This is a classic Art Deco design by Otto Baumberger: a picturesque view of Lake Lucerne with the snow-capped Alps in the background that instantly transports the viewer to a different world. The delicate image with its soft pastel colours creates a romantic and dreamy mood. A very rare and beautiful stone lithograph by the Zurich native Baumberger, who regarded himself primarily as a painter, creating posters merely to generate some income. Nevertheless, Baumberger produced a magnificent body of more than 200 posters, distinguished not by a single style, but by stylistic diversity - each perfectly suited to the clients' needs.
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 ...
- Poster No.: 71
- Company: unbekannt - no indication
- Brand:Vierwaldstättersee - Lake Lucerne
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Das Plakat in der Schweiz
Folder Schweizerische Nationalbank - 10 Ausstellungen - Swiss National Bank - 10 Exhibitions - No. 2
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich - Poster Collection 18 - Otto Baumberger
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich - Poster Collection 21 - Paradies Schweiz
Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 4 - Otto Baumberger 1889 - 1961
Touristikplakate der Schweiz - Affiches touristiques de la Suisse - Tourism Posters of Switzerland 1880-1940