Otto Baumberger

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Otto Baumberger
Otto Baumberger, photographed in 1950.
Born21 May 1889
Altstetten, Zurich
Died26 December 1961
Notable workAn iconic object poster depicting a realistic herringbone tweed coat
MovementPlakatstil (poster style) and Sachplakat (object poster[s])

Otto Baumberger (21 May 1889 Altstetten, Zurich - 26 December 1961 Weiningen), was a noted Swiss painter and poster artist. Baumberger produced some 200 posters of great quality and style. His realistic rendering of a herringbone tweed coat became a classic of Swiss poster, an example of a Sachplakat (object poster).