About this poster
The Grisons artist Alois Carigiet composed this sun-filled image for the famous travel resort of St. Moritz in the 1930s, when one-piece ski suits were fashionable. This sporty and elegant lady is about to start a cheerful snowball fight – don’t you just want to join in?
Artist: Alois Carigiet
The famous Swiss artist Alois Carigiet was born in 1902 in Trun, Grisons, where he died in 1985. Carigiet worked as a painter, designed a number of books for children, including the famous „Schellen-Ursli“, and became a freelance graphic designer in 1939. Carigiet also designed several travel and product posters. In 1960, he moved back to his native village of Trun in Grisons.
- Poster No.: 3459
- Company: Verkehrsverein St. Moritz, CH
- Brand:ST. MORITZ - GRISONS, CH
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 101 x 64.5 cm / 39.8 x 25.4″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in coloursStone lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:A Century of Swiss Winter Sports Posters
Affiches de Sports d’Hiver
Carigiet - Die frühen Jahre
Die Kunst des Skifahrens
Graubünden im Plakat - Tourismuswerbung 1890 bis heute
Paradis à vendre - Un siècle d‘affiches touristiques suisses
Schnee, Rohstoff der Kunst - Ausstellung im Vorarlberger Landesmuseum Bregenz und im Huber-Hus Lech am Arlberg
The Art of Skiing - Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport