Cuno Amiet | the artist
Born March 28 1868, Solothurn, Switzerland.
Died July 6 1961, Oschwand, .
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Originally influenced by Jugendstil, the artist was a member of the German expressionist group Die Brücke in the years 1906 and 1907. Amiet, who worked predominantly in strong, light shades, produced countless landscapes and portraits. As a close friend of Hesse, he took in his son, Bruno, in April 1920, and gave the budding artist his first lessons.