Johann Ludwig Aberli
(1723 - 1786)
Johann Ludwig Aberli was active/lived in Switzerland. Johann Aberli is known for Landscape painting and etching.
Biography Johann Ludwig Aberli
Johann Ludwig Aberli (1723-1786)
He was a Swiss painter, draughtsman and engraver. In 1741 he moved to Berne, where he took drawing lessons with Johann Grimm (1675-1747), whose school of drawing he took over in 1747. He visited the Bernese Oberland with Emanuel Handmann, Christian Georg Schetz (1718-91) and Friedrich Wilhelm Hirt (1721-72) in 1759 and in the same year traveled to Paris with Adrian Zingg (1734-86). After nine months he returned to Berne, where his landscape views became popular, particularly with foreign travelers. He was one of the first artists to portray the beauties of the Swiss countryside; his favourite subjects were the Aare Valley and views of Swiss lakes (e.g. View of Erlach on
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