About this poster
Carigiet’s original poster for the 1948 Olympic Winter Games, which were held in St. Moritz, show a skier looking up at the sun and holding his poles triumphantly into the air. His hooded shirt is reminiscent of the traditional shepherd’s shirt worn in the Swiss mountain regions. This original vintage poster with English text is in perfect condition.
Artist: Alois Carigiet
The graphic designer, painter and illustrator Alois Carigiet was born in Trun (Grisons) in 1902 and came to Chur with his family in 1911. After finishing an apprenticeship as a stage painter in Chur, he went to work for a renowned graphic design studio in Zurich from 1923 to 1927. In 1927 he opened his own studio in Zurich, where he spent the next 12 years doing graphic design commissions for tourism, consumer goo... more
The graphic designer, painter and illustrator Alois Carigiet was born in Trun (Grisons) in 1902 and came to Chur with his family in 1911. After finishing an ...
- Poster No.: 5473
- Company: Schweizerische Verkehrszentrale, SVZ - Schweizerische Zentrale für Verkehrsförderung, SZV - Swiss National Tourist Office, Zurich, CH
- Brand:ST. MORITZ - GRISONS, CH
- Printer: Eidenbenz - Seitz & Co. St. Gallen
- Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely.
- Publications:A Century of Swiss Winter Sports Posters
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