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AESCHBACHER, Hans (1906 - 1980), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AESCHBACHER, Hans (1906 - 1980), Sculptor

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 18 January 1906, in Zurich; died 27 January 1980, in Russikon (Zurich).


Despite having the opportunity to study art, Hans Aeschbacher decided at an early age to earn his living as a plasterer, although he did teach himself drawing and painting in his spare time. In 1936 he began to sculpt, initially with only meagre funds to support him. Fortunately, his

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