French Alexandre Calame Locations
Swiss painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He studied under Francois Diday in Geneva and then travelled to Paris (1837), to the Netherlands and Desseldorf (1838), to Italy (1844) and to London (1850). Despite his frail health he spent each summer painting in the mountains of the Bernese Oberland and central Switzerland, where he produced the drawings and studies from nature that were later used in his studio compositions. A fervent Calvinist, he saw his subjects.
ID: 23189 The Rhone Valley at Bex with a View to the Lake of Geneva (nn02) 1833-1838 Oil on paper on canvas,11 5/8 x 17'' The Oskar Reinhart Foundation,Winterthur