|Designer:||Lenhart, Franz J. (1898-1992)|
|Dimensions:||97 x 62 cm | 38.19 x 24.41 inches|
|Condition:||Very good | | B +|
|Printed by:||Wagner'sche univ. Buchdruckerei Ges. M.B.H., Innsbruck|
This is a stunning original vintage travel poster issued to promote Bad Gastein as a travel destination.
The poster is designed by Lenhart known for his wonderful Art deco travel posters depicting a view of Gastein waterfall and the colorful village on both sides. The name "Bad" means "spa", reflecting the town's history as a health resort.
In the 19th century the waters of Bad Gastein became a fashionable resort, visited by European monarchs as well as the rich and famous.
Beside its water treatments, the town is popular for winter sports.
Bad Gastein hosted the 1958 World Championships in alpine skiing and regularly is a scene of the snowboarding and boardercross world cup.
In overall very good condition with some restorations and overpainting in the margins. Professionally mounted on linen with an acid free barrier for preservation.