Basel Railway Station Restaurant, Cuno Amiet
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Basel Railway Station Restaurant

Artist: Cuno Amiet
Year: 1921
Size: 127 x 90 cm / 50 x 35.4″

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This connoisseur of good food and wine is about to enjoy a meal at the Bahnhofbüffet Basel, a restaurant at the Basel railway station. Evidently, this means we can expect to be served first-class cuisine here! A rare, attractive 1921 stone lithograph by the great and famous Swiss painter Cuno Amiet, who designed few but high-quality posters.

Artist: Cuno Amiet

Cuno Amiet was born in 1868 in Solothurn. A pioneer of modern art in Switzerland, he was the first Swiss painter to give precedence to colour in composition.
At 20, he went to study at the Academy in Munich, where he became friends with Giovanni Giacometti. In 1888, both moved to Paris to continue their studies. Amiet’s style of painting was influenced by artists such as Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh and ... more

Cuno Amiet was born in 1868 in Solothurn. A pioneer of modern art in Switzerland, he was the first Swiss painter to give precedence to colour in composition. ...


At 20, he went to study at the Academy in Munich, where he became friends with Giovanni Giacometti. In 1888, both moved to Paris to continue their studies. Amiet’s style of painting was influenced by artists such as Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh and ... more
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