(71cm x 64cm)
A bucolic and quiet scene of the Les Grisons region of Switzerland is shown in this charming image by Alois Carigiet. This bilingual travel poster was printed by the Swiss National Tourist Bureau in 1944 to promote travel to the country. It was likely printed in both English and French to appeal to travelers from both nations, during a time of renewed travel after the end of WWII.
Alois Carigiet (1902-1985) was a Swiss illustrator and graphic designer best known for his children's book illustrations. His style is loosely influenced by Fauvism and Expressionism.
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