Alexandre Calame

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Calame, Alexandre


Born May 28, 1810, in Vevey, Switzerland; died Mar. 17, 1864, in Menton, France. Swiss painter and graphic artist (etcher, lithographer).

Calame painted romantically theatrical, majestic mountain landscapes noted for precise rendering of details and perspective effects.


Schreiber-Favre, A. A. Calame. Geneva, 1934.
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