Monday, November 25, 2013

Augusto Giacometti - Rittersporn

Augusto Giacometti (Stampa 1877-1947 Zürich)

Rittersporn, 1911

Toskanischer Garten [Tuscan garden], 1912
Oil on canvas, 68 x 68 cm.

Pfingstrosen. 1926

My hotel room in Paris, 1938

Augusto Giacometti (August 16, 1877 – June 9, 1947) was a Swiss painter from Stampa, Graubünden, cousin of Giovanni Giacometti who was the father of Alberto, Diego and Bruno Giacometti.

He finished -among others- stained glass windows in both of the most important churches of Zürich, Grossmünster and Fraumünster.