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KELLER, Gottfried (1819 - 1890), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KELLER, Gottfried (1819 - 1890), Painter, watercolourist

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 19 July 1819, in Zurich; died 15 July 1890, in Zurich.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

Keller was torn between literary and artistic vocations as a young man; he opted for literature, but nonetheless continued as an amateur painter all his life. His output consists mainly of realistic landscapes including views of Lake Zurich and the Alps, but also symbolical paintings such

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