National Festival – Swiss Cycling Association – Swiss championships – Zurich, Melchior Annen
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National Festival – Swiss Cycling Association – Swiss championships – Zurich

Artist: Melchior Annen
Year: 1908
Size: 112 x 75 cm / 44.1 x 29.5″
Price: CHF1800

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This rare Jugendstil poster for the 1908 Swiss cycling championships shows silhouettes of host city Zurich in the background. That year, Heiri Rheinwald from Zurich became the Swiss champion. Rarity.

Artist: Melchior Annen

Melchior Annen was born in Schwyz in 1868, completed an apprenticeship as a lithographer in Einsiedeln and was trained as a draftsman in Donauwörth and Nuremberg. He later worked as a draftsman and painter at the Orell Füssli Graphic Institute in Zurich and, after a stay in Paris, ran his own studio for poster art and illustrations in Zurich. After study trips to Italy and Austria, he returned to Schwyz in 1919 ... more

Melchior Annen was born in Schwyz in 1868, completed an apprenticeship as a lithographer in Einsiedeln and was trained as a draftsman in Donauwörth and Nurem ...

berg. He later worked as a draftsman and painter at the Orell Füssli Graphic Institute in Zurich and, after a stay in Paris, ran his own studio for poster art and illustrations in Zurich. After study trips to Italy and Austria, he returned to Schwyz in 1919 ... more
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