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date: 22 November 2019

Kreidolf, Ernst Konrad Theophillocked

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 February 1863, in Tägerwilen; died 12 August 1956, in Bern.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Landscapes, flowers, animals.

Symbolism.

Die Walze group.

Kreidolf was a lithographer's apprentice in Constance from 1879 to 1883, and then studied under Gabriel von Hackl and Ludwig von Löfftz at the art academy in Munich. He settled in Switzerland during World War I in 1916. Later, he continued his training by studying nature in the Bavarian countryside for several years. In addition to landscape painting, he was a talented illustrator of children's books based on animals and flowers, collections of poetry, and literary and scientific works, including: ...

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