Swiss Ski Race Unterwasser, Martin Peikert
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Swiss Ski Race Unterwasser

Artist: Martin Peikert
Year: 1939
Size: 100 x 69 cm / 39.4 x 27.2″

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Martin Peikert’s poster for the Swiss ski racing championships of 1939 is full of energy and dynamism. The winner that year was Karl Molitor from Wengen. He went on to win two medals at the Olympic Winter Games of 1948 in St. Moritz and became the most successful skier in the history of the Lauberhorn ski races.

Artist: Martin Peikert

Martin Peikert was born in 1901 in Zug and died there in 1975.
He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as an advertising illustrator until he graduated in 1921. In the years 1921 to 1923 he travelled to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Paris. From 1923 he worked in Geneva as a commercial painter and decorator and from 1925 to 1927 he designed the newspaper “Wochenschau” by Orell Füssli AG Zuri... more

Martin Peikert was born in 1901 in Zug and died there in 1975.
He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as an advertising illustrator ...

until he graduated in 1921. In the years 1921 to 1923 he travelled to Stuttgart, Hamburg and Paris. From 1923 he worked in Geneva as a commercial painter and decorator and from 1925 to 1927 he designed the newspaper “Wochenschau” by Orell Füssli AG Zuri... more
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