About this poster
This classic, rare stone lithograph from the early 20th century was designed by the famous and talented Zurich poster artist Otto Baumberger. It shows the arrival of a Lake Zurich steamboat at Bürkliplatz, with its fashionable passengers walking out onto the quay and the snow-covered Glarus Alps in the background. This original poster from the golden age of Swiss poster advertising was lithographed in 1916 at Wolfensberger and is an absolute rarity.
Artist: Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from 1905 to 1907. After that, he studied at the Art Schools of Munich and Paris until 1910. From 1911 to 1913, he worked at the printing company J.E. Wolfensberger as a draughtsman and artistic director. Then, until the start of the First World War, he had his ow... more
Otto Baumberger was born in Zurich in 1889. He served an apprenticeship as a lithographer and took courses at the Zurich Art School (Kunstgewerbeschule) from ...
- Poster No.: 4124
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 127.5 x 91 cm / 50.2 x 35.8″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Excellent. Picture preserved completely. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free linen.
- Publications:Das Plakat in der Schweiz
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich - Poster Collection 18 - Otto Baumberger
Reihe Schweizer Plakatgestalter 4 - Otto Baumberger 1889 - 1961
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