Born into a family of French traders, Édouard Vallet was a Swiss painter, engraver, and designer. His paintings were executed in the Art Nouveau style, often including motifs from rural life in the mountains of Valais.
Featured image: Édouard Vallet - Fontaine
Valaisanne, 1910 (detail). Etching and aquatint on wove paper. 12 4/5 × 11 2/5
in. 32.5 × 29 cm. This work is from an edition of unknown size. Photo courtesy