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: 91147 Mountainous Riverscape first half of 19th century
Medium Oil on paper laid down on canvas
Dimensions Height: 45 cm (17.7 in). Width: 31 cm (12.2 in).