Schoolboy by Albert Anker was created in 1881. The painting is in Kunst Museum Winterthur. The size of the work is 56 x 42,5 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
The Artist: Swiss painter and illustrator Albert Anker was born in Ins. He studied theology, beginning in 1851 in Bern and continuing at the university of Halle, Germany. But in Germany he was inspired by the great art collections, and in 1854 he convinced his father to agree to an artistic career. In Neuchâtel he began using the name Albert, because it was easier to pronounce for his French-speaking classmates… Read More