Frank Buchser

1828-1890 Switzerland

 

Brief Biography-Frank Buchser was from Feldbrunnen, Switzerland. Having completed his studies in Rome, Antwerp and Paris he travelled Europe and Morocco extensively. He was strongly impressed by the works of Gustave Courbet.
In 1866, he went to America for a five-year spell, painting genre scenes and most significantly portraits of notables such as President Andrew Johnson and Robert E Lee. He exhibited his works in New York before returning to Europe in 1871.

 

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Market
of Tangiers

Market of Tangiers

Old
Virginia

Old Virginia

The
Kiss

The Kiss

The Song
of Mary Blane

The Song of Mary Blane

The Rapids
of Saint Mary

The Rapids of Saint Mary

Alley
in Fes

Alley in Fes

Asceticism and
Lust for Life

Asceticism and Lust for Life

Art Student
or Ring Taste

Art Student or Ring Taste

Black Youth Reading
the Newspaper

Black Youth Reading the Newspaper on a Barrel

Street Scene
in Algiers

Street Scene in Algiers

General Robert
Edward Lee

General Robert Edward Lee

The Divine
Swineherd

The Divine Swineherd

Girl
with Tambourine

Girl with Tambourine

General William
Tecumseh Sherman

General William Tecumseh Sherman

Painter in the
Sunshine

Painter in the Sunshine

Michael Wetli
with Straw Hat

Michael Wetli with Straw Hat

the
Criticism

Criticism

John
Sutter

Portrait of John Sutter

Gate
in Fes

Gate in Fes

The Three
Amigos

The Three Amigos