About this poster
Towards the end of the 1940s, Swissair engaged various artists like Hermann Eidenbenz for promoting the DC-4. On this glorious and sur-realistic poster by Eidenbenz, the DC-4 is flying high above in the blue sky and above the snow-covered Swiss alps. Swissair is written very effectively given us the impression of being at a very high altitude.
Artist: Hermann Eidenbenz
Hermann Eidenbenz was born in India to Swiss parents in 1902. He was trained as a graphic designer at the Orell Füssli printing company in Zurich from 1919 to 1922, then became a student of Ernst Keller at the Zurich School of Arts and Crafts. He then taught in Germany before returning to Switzererland and founding the Eidenbenz studio for photography and graphic design in Basel with his brothers in 1933.
Hermann Eidenbenz was born in India to Swiss parents in 1902. He was trained as a graphic designer at the Orell Füssli printing company in Zurich from 1919 t ...
- Poster No.: 3181
- Company: Schweizerische Luftverkehr-Aktiengesellschaft, Swissair, Kloten, CH
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
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