Pontresina – Engadine – Switzerland, Martin Peikert
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Pontresina – Engadine – Switzerland

Artist: Martin Peikert
Year: 1938
Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
Price: CHF1700

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Martin Peikert created many amusing and lively posters and became one of the most popular designers of Swiss tourism advertising. His posters convey a sense of joie de vivre, health and cheerfulness and are very popular in Switzerland as well as abroad. His celebrated posters for the Bernese Oberland and the Engadin are among the most sought-after. Pontresina is not only famous as a travel resort but also for the lovely decorated windows of its traditional houses. This is the first edition of this poster by Martin Peikert, printed in 1938 by stone lithography.

Artist: Martin Peikert

Martin Peikert was born in 1901 in Zug and died there in 1975. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as an advertising illustrator until he graduated in 1921. In the years 1921 to 1923 he travelled to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Paris. From 1923 he worked in Geneva as a commercial painter and decorator and from 1925 to 1927 he designed the newspaper “Wochenschau” by Orell Füssli AG Zurich. From... more

Martin Peikert was born in 1901 in Zug and died there in 1975. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as an advertising illustrator until h ...
e graduated in 1921. In the years 1921 to 1923 he travelled to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Paris. From 1923 he worked in Geneva as a commercial painter and decorator and from 1925 to 1927 he designed the newspaper “Wochenschau” by Orell Füssli AG Zurich. From... more
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