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Felix Vallotton (1865-1925) | Nabi Painter


Félix Vallotton was a Franco-Swiss painter of portraits, figures, interiors and landscapes, wood-engraver, lithographer, sculptor and writer.
Born in Lausanne. Went to Paris in 1882 and studied at the Académie Julian under J. Lefebvre. Repaired and copied Old Master paintings; admired Holbein, Poussin and Ingres🎨.
Concentrated mainly on wood-engraving 1891-1897, primarily portraits and scenes from everyday life treated with sardonic humour.


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Marius Markowsk, 1976 | Digital painter

Marius Markowski was born in Switzerland and makes digital paintings which look like they have been made with oil or acrylic paint.
My artistic effort in digital painting was founded its origin in the oil painting, where I was passionately focusing my energy for several years. One day I had the idea to prepare an image on the computer in order to have more liberty in the development process. I experimented with these new tools and so discovered my enthusiasm for digital painting.



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Arnold Bocklin | Symbolist / Romantic painter


Arnold Böcklin** (16 October 1827 - 16 January 1901) was a Swiss symbolist painter.
Influenced by Romanticism his painting is symbolist with mythological subjects often overlapping with the Pre-Raphaelites.
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Böcklin see:

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Arnold Bocklin | Symbolist painter


Arnold Böcklin, (October 16, 1827, Basel, Switzerland - January 16, 1901, Fiesole, Italy)**, painter whose moody landscapes and sinister allegories greatly influenced late 19th-century German artists** and presaged the symbolism** of the 20th-century Metaphysical and Surrealist artists**.
Although he studied and worked throughout much of northern Europe - Düsseldorf, Antwerp, Brussels, and Paris - Böcklin** found his real inspiration in the landscape of Italy, where he returned from time to time and where the last years of his life were spent.


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Swiss Artists | Sitemap


List of Swiss Artists by century and artistic movements definition


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Frank Buchser | Orientalist painter


Frank Buchser (1828-1890) was a Swiss painter.
Buchser was born on 15 August, 1828 near Solothurn in Switzerland. At the age of 18 years he was apprenticed to a piano builder. However, his apprenticeship ended abruptly when the master found him in bed with his daughter. After that, he travelled to Paris where he studied art.


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Ernest Biéler | Art Nouveau painter


Ernest Biéler (July 31, 1863 in Rolle, Switzerland- June 25, 1948 in Lausanne) was a multi-talented Swiss painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He worked in oil, tempera, watercolour, gouache, ink, charcoal, pastels, acrylic and pencil.
He also created mosaics and stained glass windows.
After completing his education in Lausanne, he studied at the Académie Julian in Paris.


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Luigi Monteverde | Genre painter


Luigi Monteverde (detto il Raffaello dell'uva) (1843-1923) was a Swiss painter born in Lugano.
He became famous as a genre painter of fashionably dressed women shown in various scenes of everyday life.
Luigi Monteverde is known also for figure and still life painting.


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