About this poster
This poster for the Zurich exhibition of Ferdinand Hodler at the Art Museum was lithographed by Otto Baumberger at the Wolfensberger printers. Some details to one of the most important Swiss painters, Ferdinand Hodler: 1904: breakthrough in Vienna with a poster for the 19th Exhibition of the Vienna Secession hastened his recognition in Switzerland 1915 first poster exhibited in Switerland advertisement for the exhibition of the “Society of Swiss Painters” 1917: Hodler is granted full recognition by Switzerland, his home country. 500 paintings and drawings exhibited at the Kunsthaus Zürich in 1917.
Artist: Ferdinand Hodler
Ferdinand Hodler was born in Berne in 1853. He trained as a landscape painter with Ferdinand Sommer and then went to Geneva. There he was discovered by Barthélemy Menn, a student of Ingres, in 1872 and was trained by him until 1878. In 1881 Hodler helped work on Castres’ Bourbaki Panorama. His first single exhibition was held in Geneva in 1885 and his 1889 painting The Night was his first great success. By 1900... more
Ferdinand Hodler was born in Berne in 1853. He trained as a landscape painter with Ferdinand Sommer and then went to Geneva. There he was discovered by Barth ...
- Poster No.: 3199
- Company: Kunsthaus Zürich, CH
- Printer: Graphische Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger AG, Zürich, CH
- Size: 132 x 91 cm / 52 x 35.8″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:Art Nouveau and the Swiss Poster
Das Schweizer Plakat - L‘affiche suisse - The Swiss Poster
Ferdinand Hodler und das Schweizer Künstlerplakat 1890-1920
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