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