St Moritz, Switzerland, by Walter Herdeg, 1936
A DELIGHTFUL original vintage 1936 poster created by the Swiss photomontage pioneer Walter Herdeg for the historic Swiss winter sport resort of St Moritz.
Size 102cm x 64cm
Condition Very good. The poster is backed on linen. Two tears without paper loss on the dark top area have been fully repaired. If you would like to know more please get in touch.
Background St Moritz was among the earliest winter tourism destinations in the mid-19th century, and in the 20th century was one of the most vigorous and innovative in promoting itself internationally. Herdeg created a number of posters for St Moritz, often employing novel techniques with photography and type.
Artist Walter Hardeg (1908-1995)
Printer Conzett & Huber, Zurich