Rheinbrucke (Everything from Rheinbrucke Dept. Store), 1942
The Swiss Object Poster Style sought to create unforgettable icons out of everyday objects through breathtaking graphics and printing. No one artist knew how to accomplish this better than Peter Birkhauser, who created more than 50 Object Poster masterpieces during the Thirties, Forties and early Fifties.
This elegant poster featuring a simple box is a perfect illustration of Birkhauser's magic - the crisp folds of the wrapping paper, the trompe l'oeil affect of the green string, and the whimsical flip of the handle represent everything that the department store stands for.
35.5 x 50 inches (90 x 127 cm)
| Backed on linen
title underneath package