Fritz Zuber Buhler Biography | Oil Paintings

1-16-1822 Le Locle, SUI – 11-23-1896 Paris, FRA

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Fritz Zuber Buhler was taught engraving by his grandfather but at sixteen years old he wanted to study art, so his parents sent him to Paris, France where he found a private teacher, Louis Grosclaude also from Switzerland, to start his artistic training. Later he was admitted at the École des Beaux-Arts and there he refined his painting skills with François-Édouard Picot, who followed the same lineage of contemporary artists as Léon Perrault, Bouguereau, and Alexandre Cabanel.

In 1841 he spent some time in Italy searching for inspiration, then studied at the Berlin Academy of Art between 1843 and 1844. After five years abroad, he returned to Paris and put all that study and travel to good use. His style was what the art patrons and academics wanted to see, this was illustrated by the sheer number of works of art shown at his debut in 1850. Fritz Zuber Buhler exhibited throughout his career until 1891, often entering several works in each Paris Salon. A very versatile artist, in later Salons he showed works in done in many media: oil paintings, drawings, pastels, and watercolors.

He became part of a long and well-established academic tradition, but, by the latter years of his career, began to decline, not in popularity with art buyers, but in relation to the new modern artists who began challenging these Academic traditions.

His painting Innocence shows his romantic view of the peasant children and their environment, but he was also a painter of religious and mythological themes, as well as portraits on commission. Fritz Zuber Buhler exhibited in the United States at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and achieved considerable success in the USA.

Fritz Zuber Buhler style, which has undergone the influence of Bouguereau, Delaroche, and Couture, is characterized by fantasy and idyllic love. Known for his dreamlike designs, detailed compositions and polished style, his sleepy women, one of the romanticized sentimental subjects, made him one of the most popular Victorian painters of his time.

Art Movement History: Academic Art.
Artists Influencing Fritz Zuber Buhler: Louis Grosclaude, François-Édouard Picot.
He Traveled To France, Italy, Germany, USA.
Artist Biography compiled by Albert L. Mansour at The World's Artist, with text adapted from Wikipedia.

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