St. Moritz - Switzerland

St. Moritz - Switzerland Colombi, Plinio (1873-1951)

 

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Designer: Colombi, Plinio (1873-1951)
Decade: 1920
Year:1929
Dimensions:102 x 64 cm (40 x 25 in.)
Grade: A -
Printed in: Switzerland
Printed by:Lips & Co., Bern
Category: Ski / Sports
Travel
Description:

A wonderful, rare and sought after poster designed by Plinio Colombi depicting a snowy winter scene in St. Moritz.

St. Moritz is a high Alpine luxury resort in the Engadine in Switzerland, at an elevation of about 1,800 meters above sea level. It is Upper Engadine's major village and a municipality in the district of Maloja in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.

St. Moritz hosted the Winter Olympics both in 1928 and 1948. It is a popular destination of the upper class and international jet set, as well as one of the most expensive ski resorts in the world.

Posters from St. Moritz are very sought after and this poster has fetched high prices at international poster auctions.