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.
Cuno Amiet, a member of the Pont-Aven school, a pupil of Hodler and a friend of Giovanni Giacometti and Giovanni Segantini is undeservedly little known. Perhaps because his work was so singular, as is shown by this atypical canvas, on the fringe of contemporary experiments in painting…
Bretonin, 1893 (Pont-Aven) and many other works