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RITZ, Raphaël (1829 - 1894), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RITZ, Raphaël (1829 - 1894), Painter

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 17 January 1829, in Niederwaldau Brig; died 11 April 1894, in Sion.

Painter. Genre scenes.

[not available online]Raphaël was the son and pupil of Lorenz Ritz. He also studied at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf in 1852, and then entered the workshop of Rudolf Jordan in the same city. On several occasions, he travelled to Germany and Switzerland. He settled in Sion.

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