Olympic Games St. Moritz 1948, Alois Carigiet
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Olympic Games St. Moritz 1948

Artist: Alois Carigiet
Year: 1948
Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″

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Carigiet’s original poster for the 1948 Olympic Winter Games, which were held in St. Moritz, show a skier looking up to the sun and holding his poles triumphantly into the air. His hooded shirt is very reminiscent of the traditional shepherd’s shirt worn in the Swiss mountain regions.

Artist: Alois Carigiet

The famous Swiss artist Alois Carigiet was born in 1902 in Trun, Grisons, where he died in 1985.

Carigiet worked as a painter, designed a number of books for children, including the famous „Schellen-Ursli“, and became a freelance graphic designer in 1939. Carigiet also designed several travel and product posters. In 1960, he moved back to his native village of Trun in Grisons.

The famous Swiss artist Alois Carigiet was born in 1902 in Trun, Grisons, where he died in 1985.

Carigiet worked as a painter, designed a number of bo ...

oks for children, including the famous „Schellen-Ursli“, and became a freelance graphic designer in 1939. Carigiet also designed several travel and product posters. In 1960, he moved back to his native village of Trun in Grisons.

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