St. Moritz – Engadine, Wilhelm Friedrich Burger
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St. Moritz – Engadine

Artist: Wilhelm Friedrich Burger
Year: 1912
Size: 73 x 97 cm / 28.7 x 38.2″
Price: On request

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This poster lithograph was created at a time when St. Moritz had already established itself as one of the most popular winter sports and health resorts in Switzerland. In a style influenced by Ferdinand Hodler with strong colours and clear contours, Wilhelm Burger masterfully conveys the majestic stillness of the Engadine mountain landscape. A rarity from 1912.

Artist: Wilhelm Friedrich Burger

Wilhelm Friedrich Burger was born in Zurich in 1882. He apprenticed as a lithographer and then studied at the Zurich school of arts and crafts and at the academy in Karlsruhe. In the first decade of the 20th century he worked as a graphic designer in London, New York, Philadelphia and Boston. In 1913 he settled in Rüschlikon on Lake Zurich. Burger was a specialist for landscape posters and famous for his beautifu... more

Wilhelm Friedrich Burger was born in Zurich in 1882. He apprenticed as a lithographer and then studied at the Zurich school of arts and crafts and at the acad ...

emy in Karlsruhe. In the first decade of the 20th century he worked as a graphic designer in London, New York, Philadelphia and Boston. In 1913 he settled in Rüschlikon on Lake Zurich. Burger was a specialist for landscape posters and famous for his beautifu... more
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