Overview

Albert Anker

(1831—1910)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(b Ins, Berne canton, 1 Apr. 1831; d Ins, 16 July 1910). Swiss painter. He specialized in rather sentimental scenes of peasant village life that were once very popular. His chief claim to fame is that he was one of Adolf Hitler's favourite artists.

From The Oxford Dictionary of Art in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Art.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.