Palace Hotel St. Moritz Switzerland, Emil Cardinaux
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Palace Hotel St. Moritz Switzerland

Artist: Emil Cardinaux
Year: 1920
Size: 128 x 90.4 cm / 50.4 x 35.6″

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A touch of high-class glamour runs through this stylish poster depicting one of the most famous hotels in Europe, the St. Moritz Palace Hotel. Emil Cardinaux was one of the great masters of Swiss travel posters and this example from 1920 is one of the most iconic of all his works. The scene evokes an air of elegance and luxury, with sophisticated hotel guests enjoying winter sports in style, and that feeling of classic glamour for which St. Moritz was – and still is – famous. Cardinaux’s Palace Hotel vintage poster featuring the ice rink scene is a jewel in any poster collection.

Artist: Emil Cardinaux

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this ...

development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more
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