About this poster
Illuminated in red and orange hues, the church of Madonna del Sasso thrones above Locarno and the Lago Maggiore in this 1925 poster. It is one of the best-known of Daniele Buzzi’s designs. The rich colours on this magnificent poster were lithographed using multiple stones. Daniele Buzzi is rightly considered to be the founder of Ticinese poster art. Like this early poster by Buzzi, his later Ticino posters are also rarities coveted by collectors.
Artist: Daniele Buzzi
Daniele Buzzi was born in Locarno in 1890 and died in Lausanne in 1974. He studied at the engineering school (Technikum) in Winterthur and then worked at Oerlikon-Bührle. From 1927 he was employed in Lausanne at the electric power company of Western Switzerland, where he worked as an engineer, technician and architect until 1963. From 1931 to 1936 he was involved in the first Grande Dixence Dam project. Daniele B... more
Daniele Buzzi was born in Locarno in 1890 and died in Lausanne in 1974. He studied at the engineering school (Technikum) in Winterthur and then worked at Oerl ...
- Poster No.: 4976
- Printer: Lithos A. Marsens, Lausanne
- Size: 99.5 x 69.5 cm / 39.2 x 27.4″
- 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:Daniele Buzzi 1890-1974
Das Plakat in der Schweiz
Manifesti sul Ticino
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