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WÖLFLI, Adolf (1864 - 1930), Draughtsman, writer, poet, musician

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
WÖLFLI, Adolf (1864 - 1930), Draughtsman, writer, poet, musician

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 February 1864, in Bowil or Nüchtern (Emmenthal, Canton of Bern); died 6 November 1930, in Bern.

Draughtsman, writer, poet, musician. Scenes with figures, figures.

Art Brut.

Adolf Wölfli was one of a family of seven children. He worked between 1873 and 1879 as a domestic servant in various farms in and around Schangnau and,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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