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Lot 46: OTTO BAUMBERGER (1889-1961). SWITZERLAND / THE BRUNIG LINE. 1937. 39x24 inches, 99x63 cm. Sauberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey.Platinum House
November 8, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
OTTO BAUMBERGER (1889-1961) SWITZERLAND / THE BRUNIG LINE. 1937.
39 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 99 1/2x63 cm. Sauberlin & Pfeiffer, Vevey.
Condition B+: restoration and overpainting along vertical and horizontal folds; restoration in corners.
Baumberger was one the most prolific and versatile Swiss graphic designers. His posters switched nimbly between the near-photographic representation of objects in the Neue Sachlichkeit style, minimal typographic creations, abstract and realistic landscapes and concise Art Deco designs. The Brunig Line connects Interlaken with Lucern. This is the rare/span English version which is not listed in Baumberger. Baumberger 199 (var).