About this poster
The spectacular White Turf horse race on the frozen lake of St. Moritz had its 100th anniversary in 2007. The race course lies on a 50-cm layer of ice which can carry horses, cars and audiences. This famous poster created by Hugo Laubi in 1924 has become very rare and highly sought-after. Laubi beautifully conveys the dynamic energy of the two jockeys and horses racing over the ice, surrounded by the spectacular Engadine mountain scenery.
Artist: Hugo Laubi
Hugo Laubi was born in 1888 in Zurich, where he worked as an illustrator, painter and graphic artist until he died in 1959. He studied in Munich and Paris and worked as a graphic artist in London in 1911. In 1918 he became the director of the printing and lithography company Gebr. Fretz in Zurich and also worked as a freelance graphic artist. In 1920 he went to Philadelphia and New York. Laubi’s work as an illus... more
Hugo Laubi was born in 1888 in Zurich, where he worked as an illustrator, painter and graphic artist until he died in 1959. He studied in Munich and Paris and ...
- Poster No.: 4375
- Company: Verkehrsverein St. Moritz, CH
- Brand:ST. MORITZ WHITE TURF, Graubünden / Grisons, CH
- Printer: Gebr. Fretz AG, Zürich
- Size: 128.8 x 90 cm / 50.7 x 35.4″
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Affiches de Sports d’Hiver