Cuno Amiet

1868–1961

Cuno Amiet, ‘View from the Studio’ 1921
View from the Studio 1921
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Biography

Cuno Amiet (28 March 1868 – 6 July 1961) was a Swiss painter, illustrator, graphic artist and sculptor. As the first Swiss painter to give precedence to colour in composition, he was a pioneer of modern art in Switzerland.

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