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Pharmacy Progresses Toward the 21st Century
  • Hans Erni
    born: Lucerne, Switzerland ; died: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Pharmacy Progresses Toward the 21st Century, circa 1965
  • Where object was made: Switzerland
  • color lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 755 x 560 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29 3/4 x 22 1/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 662 x 491 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 26 1/16 x 19 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of George and Mary Ann Brenner
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0075
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Brosseau Center for Learning: Centenarians", 10-Jul-2018
Hans Erni was a Swiss painter, muralist, and graphic designer. His major projects included a 1936 mural created for the National Exhibition of Zürich, and several Swiss postal stamps that were issued in 1975, 1986, and 2009. Erni also provided paintings for several Swiss bank notes that were never issued, as it was rumored that he had snuck in Communist propaganda. Later in life, he completed works that were engraved onto Olympic medals, notably including the 1992 Olympic Summer Games Basketball Gold Medal awarded to the United States’s men’s basketball team.