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Friedrich Traffelet

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Friedrich Eduard Traffelet (1897 - 1954) was active/lived in Switzerland.  Friedrich Traffelet is known for Painting.

Friedrich Traffelet was born in 1897 into a Bernese artisan family.  Parallel to his apprenticeship as a decorative painter in his father's business, he attended the Bern Arts and Crafts School from 1914-1916.  In 1917, he moved to the School of Applied Arts in Zurich and became friends with Martin Lauterburg and Walter Plattner.  In 1919/20 he stayed in Paris and took drawing and painting classes at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and at the Académie Julian.


At the same time, he explored the works of Paul Cézanne and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in the Louvre and met the Winterthur painter Hans Schoellhorn.  Back in Bern, he married Ticinese Alice Rondi in 1922 and took over the studio of the late Wilhelm Balmer.  In the wake of numerous study trips through England, France, Italy, Holland and Belgium, an extensive, naturalistic and earthy shades of color influenced early work with portraits, still lifes, landscapes, acts and   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 2169 characters.]  Artist bio

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Facts about Friedrich Traffelet

   Friedrich Traffelet  Born:  1897
Died:   1954
Known for:  Painting

Friedrich Traffelet was born in 1897 into a Bernese artisan family.  Parallel to his apprenticeship as a decorative painter in his father's business, he attended the Bern Arts and Crafts School from 1914-1916.  In 1917, he moved to the School of Applied Arts in Zurich and became friends with Martin Lauterburg and Walter Plattner.  In 1919/20 he stayed in Paris and took drawing and painting classes at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and at the Académie Julian.


At the same time, he explored the works of Paul Cézanne and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in the Louvre and met the Winterthur painter Hans Schoellhorn.  Back in Bern, he married Ticinese Alice Rondi in 1922 and took over the studio of the   ...  Displaying 750 of 2169 characters.

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