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Albert Welti

1862-1912 Switzerland/Symbolism

 

Brief Biography-Albert Welti was born in Zurich in 1862. He began studying engraving and photography but eventually took up art at the Munich Academy of Art in 1882. A few years later, Arnold Böcklin became his mentor, and in 1894, he married and lived in Zurich before moving to Munich, where he befriended the author Hermann Hesse who inspired him greatly. He painted at the Federal Palace of Switzerland in his later years.
Welti died at the young age of fifty in 1912. His son, Albert Jakob Welti, became a successful painter.

 

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The Rural
Community

The Rural Community

Excerpt of
the Penates

Excerpt of the Penates

House of
Dreams

House of Dreams

Fog
Riders

Fog Riders

The Tobelhof
in Hongg

The Tobelhof in Hongg

Family
Picture

Family Picture

Meadow with
Autumn Trees

Meadow with Autumn Trees

Forest in
Autumn

Forest in Autumn

Walpurgis
Night Sketch

Walpurgis Night Sketch

Walpurgis
Night

Walpurgis Night