Rudolf Koller

1828-1905 Switzerland-Düsseldorf school

 

Brief Biography-Rudolf Koller of Zürich was associated with animal painters of his time and painted en plein-air. He was mainly a disciple of Johann Jakob Ulrich. Koller also studied at Munich and the Düsseldorf Fine Arts Academy, becoming acquainted with Arnold Böcklin and Anselm Feuerbach. After a spell in Paris, he set up a successful studio in Zürich and eventually settled at Lake Zürich, taking intermittent trips to Italy. He is one of Switzerland's most noted painters.

 

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afternoon
rest

afternoon rest

bertha schlatter
bride of the artist

bertha schlatter bride of the artist


alpine
lift

alpine lift

cows and laundress
at the creek

cows and laundress at the creek


cows with rider
on the water

cows with rider on the water at zurichhorn

gotthard
post

gotthard post


goats on the beach
of porto d'anzio

goats on the beach of porto d anzio

horseman and
killing at a lake

horseman and killing at a lake

evening at
zurichhorn

evening at zurichhorn

glaciers on
the susten pass

glaciers on the susten pass

horses in
storm

horses in storm

doe
and fly

doe and fly

lunch on
the field

lunch on the field

hay in
impending

hay in impending

view inside a
mountain hut

view inside a mountain hut

three faune with
cow and calf

three faune with cow and calf

the poachers in
forest landscape

the poachers in forest landscape

the pastoral
courtyard

the pastoral courtyard


the painter
and his model

the painter and his model

the
mold

the mold

the church of saint
remigius in falera

the church of saint remigius in falera

su at the fountain
with cows

su at the fountain with cows

portrait of
arnold böcklin

portrait of arnold bocklin

ploughing
ox

ploughing ox

boy on
the mold

boy on the mold

the
richisau

the richisau

outing on the
forest's edge

outing on the forest s edge

engraving plate
the first ride

engraving plate 1850 the first ride

messenger car
in the ravine

messenger car in the ravine

horses during
a thunderstorm

horses during a thunderstorm

boy with goat
in landscape

boy with goat in landscape