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DIETLER, Johann Friedrich - Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DIETLER, Johann Friedrich - Painter, watercolourist

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born in Solothurn; died, in Bern.

Painter, watercolourist. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

A pupil of Charles Germann in Bern, he later joined the Gros studio in Paris. In 1834 he left for Italy, visiting Venice, Florence and Rome and copying models by Titian and Paolo Veronese. He lived for a while in Fribourg before settling in Bern, where he exhibited from 1836 on.

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