Famous Swiss Artists & Painters

Find out more about the greatest Swiss Painters, including Le Corbusier, H. R. Giger, Hermann Hesse, René Auberjonois and Paul Klee.

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 1 H. R. Giger

H. R. Giger
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: February 5, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swiss
Died: May 12, 2014

H. R. Giger was a Swiss artist remembered for his airbrushed images of machines and humans intertwined in cold biomechanical relationships. He is also remembered for his work as part of the special effects team that worked in Ridley Scott's 1979 science fiction horror film Alien, for which the team won an Academy Award

 2 Sophie Taeuber-Arp

Sophie Taeuber-Arp
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, Architect
Birthdate: January 19, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swiss
Died: January 13, 1943
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 3 Arnold Böcklin

Arnold Böcklin
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Famous As: Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Graphic artist
Birthdate: October 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Swiss
Died: January 16, 1901

 4 Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten
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Famous As: Painter, Writer
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swiss
Died: March 25, 1967
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 5 Félix Vallotton

Félix Vallotton
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Famous As: Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Engraver, Art critic
Birthdate: December 28, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swiss
Died: December 29, 1925

 6 Adolf Wölfli

Adolf Wölfli
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Swiss

 7 Max Bill

Max Bill
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Famous As: Architect, Painter, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Artist, University teacher
Birthdate: December 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swiss
Died: December 9, 1994
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 8 Théophile Steinlen

Théophile Steinlen
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Famous As: Painter, Illustrator, Poster artist, Sculptor, Graphic artist
Birthdate: November 10, 1859
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swiss, French
Died: December 14, 1923

 9 Ferdinand Hodler

Ferdinand Hodler
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Famous As: Painter, University teacher
Birthdate: March 14, 1853
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swiss
Died: May 19, 1918

 10 Urs Fischer

Urs Fischer
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Famous As: Sculptor, Painter
Birthdate: May 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swiss

 11 Jean-Étienne Liotard

Jean-Étienne Liotard
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 22, 1702
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swiss, French
Died: June 12, 1789

 12 Giovanni Segantini

Giovanni Segantini
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 15, 1858
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swiss
Died: September 28, 1899

 13 Matthäus Merian

Matthäus Merian
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Famous As: Engraver
Birthdate: September 22, 1593
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swiss
Died: June 19, 1650

 14 Karl Bodmer

Karl Bodmer
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Famous As: painter, photographer
Birthdate: February 11, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Swiss
Died: October 30, 1893

 15 Anton Graff

Anton Graff
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 18, 1736
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Swiss
Died: June 22, 1813

 16 Marianne von Werefkin

Marianne von Werefkin
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 10, 1860
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swiss
Died: February 6, 1938

 17 Eugène Grasset

Eugène Grasset
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Swiss

 18 Albert Anker

Albert Anker
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 1, 1831
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss
Died: July 16, 1910

 19 René Auberjonois

René Auberjonois
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 18, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Swiss
Died: October 11, 1957

 20 Cuno Amiet

Cuno Amiet
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Famous As: Painter, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor
Birthdate: March 28, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss
Died: July 7, 1961

 21 Urs Graf

Urs Graf
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1485 AD
Nationality: Swiss
Died: 1529 AD

 22 Hans Erni

Hans Erni
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Famous As: Swiss artist
Birthdate: February 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Swiss
Died: March 21, 2015

 23 Florence Henri

Florence Henri
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 28, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss
Died: July 24, 1982

 24 Franz Anton Bustelli

Franz Anton Bustelli
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: April 12, 1723
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss
Died: April 18, 1763

 25 Salomon Gessner

Salomon Gessner
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 1, 1730
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Swiss
Died: March 2, 1788

 26 Max Haufler

Max Haufler
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Swiss
Died: June 25, 1965

 27 Albert Steffen

Albert Steffen
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Swiss
Died: July 13, 1963

 28 Jean Petitot

Jean Petitot
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 12, 1607
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss
Died: April 3, 1691

 29 Niklaus Manuel Deutsch

Niklaus Manuel Deutsch
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1484 AD
Nationality: Swiss
Died: April 28, 1530

 30 Rudolf Stüssi

Rudolf Stüssi
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Nationality: Swiss

 31 Hans Aeschbacher

Hans Aeschbacher
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: January 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Swiss
Died: January 27, 1980

 32 Hans Conrad Escher von der Linth

Hans Conrad Escher von der Linth
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 24, 1767
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Swiss
Died: March 9, 1823

 33 Jill Mulleady

Jill Mulleady
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: April 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Swiss, Uruguayan