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ALTHERR, Heinrich (1878 - 1947), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALTHERR, Heinrich (1878 - 1947), Painter

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 11 July 1878, in Basel; died 1947.

Painter. Figure compositions, figures, portraits.

Heinrich Altherr trained as an artist first in Munich, then in Rome. He achieved a certain amount of success very early on. Basel Museum had already acquired My Friend by 1904. He painted compositions of figures: Nude Young Men Outside in the Land of the Sun, which was shown

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