Ouate de Schaffhouse, Pierre Gauchat
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Ouate de Schaffhouse

Artist: Pierre Gauchat
Year: 1949
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″

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A fine exapmle of 1940’s Swiss hyper-realism by Pierre Gauchat for the Schaffhauser Watte (cotton pads). The designer is promoting the object by depicting it in hightened realism, which makes this images shap and eye catching.

Artist: Pierre Gauchat

Pierre GAUCHAT was born in Zurich in 1902 and died in Cairo in 1956.
He studied graphic design under Ernst Keller at the Zurich School of Arts and Crafts and later in Munich. After learning about printing techniques during an internship at Orell Füssli, he started his own studio in Zurich in 1922 and taught graphic design from 1926 to 1945. He worked as a freelance graphic designer creating advertising, pos... more

Pierre GAUCHAT was born in Zurich in 1902 and died in Cairo in 1956.
He studied graphic design under Ernst Keller at the Zurich School of Arts and Craft ...

s and later in Munich. After learning about printing techniques during an internship at Orell Füssli, he started his own studio in Zurich in 1922 and taught graphic design from 1926 to 1945. He worked as a freelance graphic designer creating advertising, pos... more
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