Calame, Alexandre (1810-1864) by Scholes, Robert

Alexandre Calame (1810 – 1864) He was born and raised in Switzerland, studying art in Geneva with Fran├žois Diday. He lost his right eye when still a child, but that did not stop him from becoming one of the leading landscape painters in Europe, specializing in scenes of the Swiss mountains. In a letter to , E. Wake Cook mentioned Calame as his teacher: The New Age NA 10.12:286 NAquotehere

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