Switzerland Alpine Post Buses, Wilhelm Friedrich Burger
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Switzerland Alpine Post Buses

Artist: Wilhelm Friedrich Burger
Year: 1937
Size: 99 x 63 cm / 39 x 24.8″
Price: up to CHF4000 (recommended price)

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The Swiss painter Wilhelm Friedrich Burger was known for his precise, painterly and sensitive renderings of mountain motifs and landscape posters. Famous are his works for the Jungfrau Railway, the Engadine or the Alpine post buses, such as this design from 1937 which was printed in various languages. Rare, perfect colour lithograph with German text.

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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