About this poster
This impressive, painterly stone lithograph by Otto Baumberger creates a distinct mood and instantly captures the imagination… It features a picturesque summer scene with the steamship GOTTARDO and a wooden boat on the deep blue Lake Lugano with Monte Brè throning in the hazy background. A true rarity by the master poster designer Baumberger from the 1920s, lithographed at Wolfensberger and in perfect condition.
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.: 3768
- Company: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB CFF FFS, Bern, CH
- Brand:Gotthardbahn - Gotthard Railway
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Reasonably fair condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and tears possible. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Manifesti sul Ticino
Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 4 - Otto Baumberger 1889 - 1961
Touristikplakate der Schweiz - Affiches touristiques de la Suisse - Tourism Posters of Switzerland 1880-1940