About this poster
Burkhard Mangold was one of the pioneers of Swiss poster art and was strongly influenced by Art Nouveau. Like all Mangold’s posters, this advertisement for a roller-skating rink in the pavilion of the Zurich Tonhalle was lithographed at the Wolfensberger printing house. With the gentleman in the foreground depicted in mid-swing and the elegant, mosaic-like combination of different patterns, this poster has an energetic yet sophisticated quality that suits the subject. This stone lithograph is unique in terms of colouring, atmosphere and quality and is one of the first-class rarities of poster art.
Artist: Burkhard Mangold
Burkhard Mangold was born in 1873 in Basel, where he died in 1950. From 1889 to 1894 he served an apprenticeship as an ornamental painter and attended courses at the “Gewerbeschule” in Basel. He went to Paris in 1894 and studied in Munich until 1900. There, he had a studio for decorative art. He returned to Basel and worked as a teacher for lithography and glass painting at the “Gewerbeschule” from 1915 to... more
Burkhard Mangold was born in 1873 in Basel, where he died in 1950. From 1889 to 1894 he served an apprenticeship as an ornamental painter and attended course ...
- Poster No.: 1204
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 100 x 70 cm / 39.4 x 27.6″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 1 - Burkhard Mangold - 1873 - 1950
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