Ferdinand Hodler

(1853 - 1918)
Ferdinand Hodler was one of the best-known Swiss painters of the nineteenth century.

His early works were portraits, landscapes, and genre paintings in a realistic style. Later, he adopted a personal form of symbolism which he called "parallelism".

In 1871, at the age of 18, Hodler travelled on foot to Geneva to start his career as a painter. He ...
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