Swiss Federal Railways – Your Car, Peter Birkhäuser
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Swiss Federal Railways – Your Car

Artist: Peter Birkhäuser
Year: 1957
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
Price: up to CHF3000 (recommended price)

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A very rare and remarkable object poster for Swiss Railways by the famous Basel poster designer Peter Birkhauser - a masterpiece in a hyper-realistic style. This image perfectly captures Birkhauser’s passion for precision in graphic style, brilliant colours, richness of textures and airbrushing technique. He created quite a few magnificent object posters which were mainly produced using the technique of lithograph. It is quite a task to find better advertising than the "object posters" created in Basel in the 1940s and 1950s by Niklaus Stoecklin, Peter Birkhauser and later by Herbert Leupin. These delightful posters were suited to promote a unique selling proposition with a message which could be understood by all Swiss, in a country with four national languages.

Artist: Peter Birkhäuser

Peter BIRKHÄUSER was born in Basel in 1911 and died there in 1976. He studied at the Basel School of Design and apprenticed in the studio of Niklaus Stoecklin before setting out on his own as a poster designer. In 1934 he designed a poster for PKZ (featuring a large button) that became famous and earned him a deserved and lasting legacy within the poster world. His best designs are meticulous reflections of the S... more

Peter BIRKHÄUSER was born in Basel in 1911 and died there in 1976. He studied at the Basel School of Design and apprenticed in the studio of Niklaus Stoeckli ...

n before setting out on his own as a poster designer. In 1934 he designed a poster for PKZ (featuring a large button) that became famous and earned him a deserved and lasting legacy within the poster world. His best designs are meticulous reflections of the S... more
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