Hermann Gattiker - Das Heldengrab (Hero's Grave), 1907 (detail)

Hermann Gattiker

May 19, 2013

Hermann Gattiker was a Swiss painter, etcher, engraver and draftsman. The landscapes from his mature period were based on precise studies of nature, whereby his earliest works, which depict vast hills and heaths, are strongly influenced by works by Adolf Stäbli and Hans Thoma.

Featured image: Hermann Gattiker - Das Heldengrab (Hero's Grave), 1907 (detail). Etching with aquatint. 19 7/10 × 14 4/5 in. 50 × 37.5 cm. Edition of 20. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy Sylvan Cole Gallery