Snow SkiingUnknown Artist
Swiss Oberland Snow Ski Poster
Advertising the winter fun to be enjoyed in the Zurich Highlands are two tourists in matching outfits, the gentleman ready to take on the slopes, while his companion opts for the gentler sledding life. The unusual color treatment in bold brushstrokes lends interest and impact to this rare design. Marxer learned decorative painting from his father and the Applied Arts Department of the Technical School in Wintherthur. After further studies in Munich and traveling throughout Europe, he settled in Kilchberg to begin his artistic career. He created a body of painterly works, mostly in oils, but also worked in graphics, especially woodcuts and book illustrations, plus murals for public buildings.