About this poster
As a commercial artist, Alex Diggelmann created numerous posters for sports and transport advertising. His travel posters are characterised by a clear, figurative style and made Diggelmann one of the most famous poster designers of the 1930s and 1940s in Switzerland. Perfectly lithographed, this poster for Sils Engadine has become rarity coveted by collectors and poster enthusiasts.
Artist: Alex Walter Diggelmann
Swiss artist Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902-1987) won three medals in art competitions of the Olympic Games. He was trained as a primary school and art teacher. After studying in Paris and Leipzig, he worked as a commercial artist in Zurich and designed numerous posters for sports and transport. From 1939, he was an art teacher in Zurich. His posters were characterised by a clear, figurative style.
Swiss artist Alex Walter Diggelmann (1902-1987) won three medals in art competitions of the Olympic Games. He was trained as a primary school and art teacher. ...
- Poster No.: 3637
- Company: unbekannt - no indication
- Brand:Sils, Engadin / Graubünden - Grisons, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Fairly good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Graubünden im Plakat - Tourismuswerbung 1890 bis heute