About this poster
This masterful travel poster by Carl Moos is probably the most attractive Swiss ski jump image of the Art Deco era. With its reduced colour palette, strong light and dark contrast and a composition clearly divided into a top and bottom half, this poster has a strong effect even at a distance. In the distance, the town of St. Moritz quietly bathed in golden sunlight, while a ski jumper flies through the air above us at great speed so that we can almost hear him whoosh by. A perfect stone lithograph and an absolute rarity from 1924.
Artist: Carl Franz Moos
Carl Franz Moos was born in Munich in 1878 and died in Zurich in 1959. He worked as a painter, graphic designer and stage designer. After studying nude and model drawing in Munich, he worked for a short time as an embroidery designer. From 1897 he was an illustrator for the Munich daily press and designed sports and travel postcards. He became a successful poster designer in Munich and a member of the Munich poster ... more
- Poster No.: 4951
- Brand:ST. MORITZ - GRISONS, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 127 x 90 cm / 50 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.
- Publications:Die Alpen auf Plakaten
Graubünden im Plakat - Tourismuswerbung 1890 bis heute
The Art of Skiing - Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport