Wengen – Männlichen, Martin Peikert
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Wengen – Männlichen

Artist: Martin Peikert
Year: 1945
Size: 102 x 64 cm / 40.2 x 25.2″
Price: up to CHF7500 (recommended price)

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Martin Peikert provoked astonishment with his amusing and lively posters for the tourist resorts of the Bernese Oberland. His bold designs made him one of the most popular designers of Swiss travel advertising in the 1940s and still appeal to many collectors both in Switzerland and abroad. This lovely poster for the holiday resort of Wengen is a perfect and rare lithograph from 1945.

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 Zurich. From... 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 h ...
e 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 Zurich. From... more
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