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DÜRRENMATT, Friedrich (<i>died</i> 1990), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DÜRRENMATT, Friedrich (died 1990), Painter, draughtsman

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Died 1990.

Painter, draughtsman. Scenes with figures, mythological subjects, portraits.

Friedrich Dürrenmatt was a famous novelist, but was also a painter and draughtsman. He produced portraits of his friends and family, and drawings inspired by the myths of Atlas, Sisyphus and the Minotaur. Posthumous exhibitions of his works were held in 1995 at the Centre Culturel Suisse in Paris, and notably in 2003 at

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