Albert Samuel Anker

1831-1910 Switzerland

 

Brief Biography-Albert Anker was from Ins Switzerland. He studied at Halle University Germany before taking up art in Paris. He had six children when he married, four of which were the subjects of some of his paintings. He was honoured with the knight of the Legion d'honneur in 1878 among many other honours in Switzerland for his work. He suffered a stroke in 1909 and died in 1910. He is to this day considered one the most renowned painters from Switzerland.

 

 

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a mouse with
a peanut

a mouse with a peanut


a schoolboy

a schoolboy

bertha gugger
with daughter

bertha gugger with daughter

bildnis emilie
weiss

bildnis emilie weiss

boy in the mid
morning snack

boy in the mid morning snack

boy with cap
having food

boy with cap having food


emilie weiss

emilie weiss

girl drinking
coffee

girl drinking coffee

girl in winter
landscape

girl in winter landscape

grandfather with
newspaper

grandfather with newspaper

knitting bernese
woman with child

knitting bernese woman with child

knitting girl watching
the toddler

knitting girl watching the toddler in a craddle

knitting girl with
basket

knitting girl with basket


man reading

man reading

old man taking
a rest

old man taking a rest

old wife
is warming up

old wife is warming up

portrait of
a boy three

portrait of a boy three

portrait of
a girl three

portrait of a girl three

portrait of
a girl two

portrait of a girl two


portrait of a girl

portrait of a girl


reading girl

reading girl


reclining

reclining

sitting bioy peeling
vegetables

sitting boy peeling vegetables

sleeping girl on
a wooden bench

sleeping girl on a wooden bench


the creche

the creche


the soap blaster

the soap blaster

Writing
Lessons

Writing Lessons


woman writing
a letter

woman writing a letter


wounded soldier

wounded soldier


writer boy

writer boy


young girl knitting

young girl knitting

girl in bernese
costume

girl in bernese costume

girl looking
at a book

girl looking at a book

heinrich pestalozzi
and the orphans

heinrich pestalozzi and the orphans in stans


knitting girl

knitting girl

portrait of
a boy two

portrait of a boy two

portrait of a boy
with cap

portrait of a boy with cap

portrait of a boy
with hat

portrait of a boy with hat


schnaps drinker

schnaps drinker

schoolgirl with
the homework

schoolgirl with the homework


the exiles

the exiles

writer boy with
little sister

writer boy with little sister

Childern's
Breakfast

Childern's Breakfast

Civil
Wedding

Civil Wedding

Girl Feeding
Chickens

Girl Feeding Chickens

Girls with their Homework

Girls with their Homework

Queen Bertha and
the Spinners

Queen Bertha and the Spinners

Girl Hair-
weaving

Girl Hair-weaving

Reading
Girl

Reading Girl

Girl with
Red Hood

Girl with Red Hood

Grandmother
Reading

Grandmother Reading the Bible

Ruedi Anchor on
his Deathbed

Ruedi Anchor on his Deathbed

Little Red
Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

Sitting Grandmother
Patching

Sitting Grandmother Patching

The Village School
of 1848

The Village School of 1848

Portrait of Young
de Bros

Portrait of Young de Bros

The
School Exam

The School Exam

Louise
Anker

Louise Anker

Marie
Anker

Marie Anker

Sleeping Boy
in the Hay

Sleeping Boy in the Hay

Old Farmer
Reading

Old Farmer Reading

Still-life Coffee
and Cognac

Still-life Coffee and Cognac

Still-Life
Excess

Still-Life Excess

Portrait
of a Boy

Portrait of a Boy

Tea
and Rolls

Tea and Rolls

Sunday
Afternoon

Sunday Afternoon

School
Boy

School Boy

Writing
Boy

Writing Boy#

A
Schoolboy

Schoolboy

The
Bourbakis

The Bourbakis

Tea and
Melting Rolls

Tea and Melting Rolls

The Card
Reader

The Card Reader

The
Absinthe Drinker

The Absinthe Drinker

The
Banished

The Banished

The Country
Children

The Country Children

The
Drinker

The Drinker

The Devotion to
the Grandfather

The Devotion to the Grandfather

The Farmers and
the Newspaper

The Farmers and the Newspaper

The
Elder Sister

The Elder Sister

The Girl with the
Addicting Domino

The Girl with the Addicting Domino-Tondo

The
Industrious

The Industrious

The knuckle
Players

The knuckle Players

The Grandfather
Tells a Story

The Grandfather Tells a Story

The Little
knitters

The Little knitters

The Kappeler
Milk Soup

The Kappeler Milk Soup

The
Neolithics

The Neolithics

The Small
Potato Peeler

The Small Potato Peeler

The
Poor Soup

The Poor Soup

The Sons
of Chretien

The Sons of Chretien

The Town
Clerk

The Town Clerk

Leap
Frog

Leap Frog

The
Village Tailor

The Village Tailor

Two Sleeping Girls
on the Bench

Two Sleeping Girls on the Bench

Young Mother
Contemplating-

Young Mother Contemplating her Sleeping Child in Candlelight

Girl with
Jumping Jack

Girl with Jumping Jack

Therese of
Wyttenbach

Therese of Wyttenbach

A God-help
Reader

A God-help Reader