(1871 - 1942)
Louis J. Soutter was active/lived in Colorado / Switzerland. Louis Soutter is known for town-landscape, marine, portrait.
Biography Louis Soutter
Excerpts from: Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph Newspaper article 3/1971
Virtually unknown during his lifetime, Soutter's work all but fell into oblivion after his death. In 1936 his nephew, the famed French architect LeCorbusier, organized an exhibition of Soutter's work in Connecticut. But it was not until 1961 when Ernest Manganel, Curator of the Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne, organized a large retrospective exhibition in which all the rich variety of Soutter's work could be seen, that he was recognized as one of the most exciting discoveries in the art of the first half of the 20th century.
Born in 1871 in Morges (Switzerland), Soutter showed talent for both music and drawing in childhood. It was while studyin
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