About this poster
Muottas Muragl lies in the Engadine at an altitude of 2456 metres. Passengers were first taken up by funicular in 1907. Muottas Muragl offers a breathtaking view of the valley, with Samedan, Pontresina, Celerina and Sils, and of the Maloja pass and the Engadine mountain range. This splendid, colourful 1937 poster lithograph by Wilhelm Burger is one of the most beautiful and rare Engadine original vintage posters.
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 aca ...
- Poster No.: 4416
- Company: Verkehrsverein Heiden. CH
- Printer: J.C. Müller AG, Zürich
- Size: 98.5 x 68.5 cm / 38.8 x 27″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent condition. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Touristikplakate der Schweiz - Affiches touristiques de la Suisse - Tourism Posters of Switzerland 1880-1940