Scheidegg Hotels – Bernese Oberland, Karl Bickel
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Scheidegg Hotels – Bernese Oberland

Artist: Karl Bickel
Year: 1930
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
Price: up to CHF3000 (recommended price)

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Karl Bickel designed a dozen posters for the hotel and tourism industry in the early 1930s. Since hotels were usually advertised with grand view of the building and the landscapes or gastronomical specialties, the use of flowers in Bickel’s posters is rather unusual. Like in other of his posters for hotels, it could be interpreted as a personal expression of a close relationship to nature. This tasteful poster for the Scheidegg hotels is a beautiful stone lithograph and a great combination of elegant advertising and delightful flower illustration.

Artist: Karl Bickel

Karl BICKEL was born in 1886 in Zurich and died in 1982.

Educated als a lithographer and advertising designer, he became technical director in a Zurich advertising atelier from 1904 to 1908. During this period, he attended the Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich. From 1914 to 1918 he worked for the Graphic Institute J.E. Wolfensberger in Zurich. He was commissioned to design stamps for the Swiss Post and eventually b... more

Karl BICKEL was born in 1886 in Zurich and died in 1982.

Educated als a lithographer and advertising designer, he became technical director in a Zuric ...

h advertising atelier from 1904 to 1908. During this period, he attended the Kunstgewerbeschule Zurich. From 1914 to 1918 he worked for the Graphic Institute J.E. Wolfensberger in Zurich. He was commissioned to design stamps for the Swiss Post and eventually b... more
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