Lot 268: Gotthard / Schweiz. ca. 1920
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936) Size: 34 1/8 x 49 in./86.7 x 124.7 cm Wolfensberger, Zürich This stunning view of the St. Gotthard pass the gateway between Germany and Italian-speaking Switzerland attests to Cardinaux's standing as the leading landscape artist among posterists, having "developed this traditional genre into a decoratively effective and poster-suitable form (Cardinaux, p. 14). Part of Cardinaux's lasting appeal is that, in his hands, litho crayon looks like crayon. (travel)
Condition Report: A-/ Very slight tears in top margin. Framed.
Dimensions: 34 1/8 x 49 in./86.7 x 124.7 cm
Artist or Maker: EMIL CARDINAUX (1877-1936)
Date: ca. 1920