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MEYER-AMDEN, Otto (1885 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MEYER-AMDEN, Otto (1885 - 1933), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 1885, in Bern; died 1933, in Zurich.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman. Portraits, scenes with figures.

Otto Meyer-Amden lost his mother when young and was fostered by an organ manufacturer before being sent to an orphanage in Bern. He was apprenticed to a lithographer and designer, then enrolled at the college of applied arts in Zurich. He

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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