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Anker, Albert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00005380
Anker, Albert

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1 April 1831, in Anet (Bern); died 16 July 1910, in Ins.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still-lifes.

Having completed theological studies in Switzerland, Anker went to Paris, where he joined Gleyre's studio and studied at the College of Fine Arts. He remained in Paris for almost 30 years, travelled in Italy in 1863 and 1886 and returned to Bern in 1891....

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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