About this poster
This is a drastically different image for an automobile and motorcycle exhibition. Baumberger has impeccably organized the image vertically on the paper, and depicted the three vehicles in a cut-out style. The sans-serif typography is set in the same rigorous approach under the image. He constructs the entire strong, efficient and modernist image using only two colors. Baumberger 172, Realisme 43.
Artist: Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...
- Poster No.: 1481
- Company: ZHdK, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, CH
- Brand:ZHdK, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 125 x 90 cm / 49.2 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
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