Hans Erni (February 21, 1909 – March 21, 2015) was a Swiss graphic designer, painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor. 73 black-and-white, This page was last edited on 4 December 2020, at 09:54. Home Artist Hans Erni . 1950-1959 Ramuz, C.F. In his career, he realized about 300 posters and several murals — including for the 1980 Salon international de l'automobile, Red Cross, IOC, United Nations and ICAO. Hans Erni: Extract from “Einsame im Plisseekleid”. Is it possible to visit a collector in order to enjoy the originals? In 1936 Erni started to work with abstract art. Hi Peter, thanks for your question! In 2004, he was awarded the honorary citizenship of the city of Lucerne. 20" x 27", matted and framed under glass overall . Most Popular ★ Boost . I would like to organize an exihibition with some works of your collection. Your email address will not be published. Like voting is closed. Hans Erni was a Swiss artist who worked as graphic designer, painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor. Aug 24, 2019 - Explore Sarah Bale's board "Hans Erni" on Pinterest. Hans ERNI (1909-2015) (Switzerland) is an artist born in 1909 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a drawing-watercolor sold in 1985, at William Doyle, and the most recent auction result is a print-multiple sold in 2020. In 1993 his works were exhibited at the Pence Gallery in San Francisco. His first wife, Gertrud Bohnert, had died in a horse-riding accident. At almost 103 years old, the Swiss artist paid tribute to the wife of his recently deceased friend Leonard Gianadda. Swiss artist Hans Erni, whose prolific work ranged from tiny postage stamps to enormous frescoes, has died, his daughter has said. See more ideas about drawings, artist, painting. Hans Erni was born in 1909 and grew up during the 1920s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. On 15 September 1979 the Swiss Museum of Transport opened a large personal collection of Erni's works. Direct contact with collectors is not yet implemented. Hans Erni was born in 1909 in Lucerne (Switzerland) as the third child of eight siblings. View Hans Erni’s 2,363 artworks on artnet. Hans Erni was a visual artist. Hans Erni was born in 1909. Make a donation Close. Hans Erni is known for Painting. Their work was featured in exhibitions at the Mills College Art Museum and the Galerie Carzaniga Basel.Hans Erni's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $50 USD to $56,820 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Hans Erni [Swiss Abstract Painter, 1909-2015] Guide to pictures of works by Hans Erni in art museum sites and image archives worldwide. Born in Lucerne, the third of eight siblings, to a cabin cruiser engineer, he studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris and later in Berlin, and admired artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Lausanne: André et Pierre Gonin, [1960]. On 10 January 2009 he received the SwissAward for lifetime accomplishment. FOLLOW. Direct contact with collectors is not yet implemented. Please Like other favourites! 1960-1969 The Spanish artist remained grateful for that opportunity to show his art in Switzerland. See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and paintings for sale and learn about the artist. HANS ERNI - 100. They had one daughter, artist Simone Fornara Erni. [11], "artnet News Interviews 105-Year-Old Hans Erni", "Maria Strebi-Erni, Luzern (1907 - 2014)", Hans Erni Museum within the Swiss Museum of Transport, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hans_Erni&oldid=992259158, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing translation from German Wikipedia, Articles with German-language sources (de), Articles with French-language sources (fr), Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with CINII identifiers, Wikipedia articles with RKDartists identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SIKART identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. How can I contact a collector? His sister, Maria Strebi-Erni (January 14, 1907 – January 29, 2014), died at the age of 107. Very nice collection, thanks! Artworks. 7. The Hans Erni Museum is on the premises of the Swiss Museum of Transport. He illustrated about 200 books and created 90 postage stamps and 25 medals. Histoire du soldat, illustrée de lithographies originales par Hans Erni. Tempera on paper (41.5 x 20.5 cm). [6][7] Between 1950 and 1952 he participated to exhibitions in Latin America. Hij ontwierp een aantal postzegels, maar hij heeft ook een groot aantal boeken geïllustreerd, vooral in de jaren 50 en 60.Erni heeft een eigen museum in Luzern waar het meeste van zijn werk tentoongesteld staat. Do you want to know more about this open collection? Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. I will then contact the collectors and ask them if they want to contribute to your exhibition. 1909) Three Graces. AND BACK: On 21st February 2009 Hans Erni - who still paints every day - celebrated his 100th birthday. Erni was very interested in sport and received the United States Sports Academy award of sport artist of the year in 1989. From 1940 to 1945 he was a soldier in the Swiss army and was engaged as a camouflage painter because of his experience with large-size murals. … Hans Erni was a Swiss Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1909. Born in Luzerne, Switzerland in 1909, Hans Erni died at the advanced age of 105 years. In 1936 Erni started to work with abstract art. ° Hans Erni, who has died aged 106, was an artist known as the “Swiss Picasso”; during a career spanning eight decades he was both lionised and vilified by his countrymen. Lithographs. There is a Swiss composer with the same name, Hans Erni (2). Do not translate text that appears unreliable or low-quality. He celebrated his 100th birthday in 2009. Please send me a description of the planned event and the works you are interested in over the contact form. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Spanish artist remained grateful for that opportunity to show his art in Switzerland. Hi James, nice idea! The detached hexagonal building has been part of the Swiss Museum of Transport complex since 1979. Click the FOLLOW button to be the first to know about this artist's upcoming lots, sold lots, exhibitions and articles FOLLOW. by Hans Erni pencil, 2000 NPG 6536. Born in Lucerne, the third of eight siblings, to a cabin cruiser engineer, he studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris and later in Berlin, and admired artist such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. He also spent a year in Berlin where he met Kathe Kollwitz and Max Slevogt and became aware of the rising struggle between the Left and the National Socialists. Swiss painter, designer and sculptor, born 21 February 1909 in Lucerne, Switzerland and died 21 March 2015 in Lucerne, Switzerland. Hans Erni | the artistThe artist Hans ErniBorn 1909, Luzern, Switzerland.Style and technique of the artist: Printmakers, Painting, Documenta Kassel, Hans Hans Erni was a Swiss painter, muralist, and graphic designer known for his government- and institution-commissioned works. See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and paintings for sale and learn about the artist. Featured image: Hans Erni – portrait (detail) – image courtesy of Jürg Vollmer Tell us More. Between 1950 and 1952 he participated to exhibitio… Hans Erni "Untitled Lithograph 1970" Follow Artist Add to Watchlist Limited Edition Print: Lithograph on Paper Size: 24x36 in | 61x91 cm Edition: From the edition of 152 Framed without Glass: Wood Frame Hand Signed: Lower Right in Pencil FROM THE STATE ARTIST TO THE STATE ENEMY. The Hans Erni Museum, situated in the grounds of the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, contains a large collection of artwork, he also designed ceramics and theatre costumes and sets. In 1933-34 he joined the artist's group Abstraction-Création in Paris, where he also met artists like Hans Arp, Alexander Calder and Wassily Kandinsky. Hans Erni (1909-2015), Artist and centenarian. Or do you own original works by Hans Erni and would you like to make them accessible to a broader audience? (Matthias Frehner in the NZZ of March 23, 2015), Originals before 1950 Sort by . In 1927 he studied at the Lucerne School of Arts and Crafts then briefly attended the Académie Julian in Paris. Subscribe to access price results for 150,000 different artists! Required fields are marked *. Artists Ivo Beucker, Jean Bertholle, Clivia Calder, Eliot Duval, and Carl-Axel Beijbom are of the same generation.. Further Biographical Context for Hans Erni. askART, an artist directory with millions of worldwide artists' paintings and art - Auction records and results, artwork prices, valuations, signatures, ... Hans Erni was active/lived in Switzerland. Buy / Sell. In 1960 he organized with Alfred Pauletto, Celestino Piatti, Hugo Wetli and Kurt Wirth an exhibition in Olten about graphic design and painting. Auction Records. If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. Hans Erni (February 21, 1909 – March 21, 2015) was a Swiss graphic designer, painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor. The exhibition it houses documents the oeuvre and craftsmanship of the artist Hans Erni (1909-2015) and provides insights into a unique body of work and a life engaged with contemporary historical, cultural, technical and ecological themes. Erni werd in 1909 in Luzern geboren. 1990-2015 From 1940 to 1945 he was a soldier in the Swiss army and was engaged as a camouflage painter because of his experience with large-size murals. View over 1666 Hans Erni artworks sold at auction to research and compare prices. List Thumbnail. 1970-1979 Erni attended the Kunstgewerbeschule in Lucerne in 1927-28, which was followed by further stays in Paris and Berlin. Lithograph on paper, signed in pencil at the lower right, numbered 69/200 at the lower left, the image size . He has designed countless lithographs, over 300 posters and several murals, including work for the Swiss Red Cross, the International Olympic Committee, the UNO and UNESCO, plus many private and public companies. Painter, Illustrator, Sculptor. Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre lithographié et gravé de Hans Erni. Hans Erni (February 21, 1909 – March 21, 2015) was a Swiss graphic designer, painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor.. Born in Lucerne, the third of eight siblings, to a cabin cruiser engineer, he studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris and later in Berlin, and admired artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. [3] His 1939 works and first major public success was a mural titled Switzerland: "Vacation Land of the People" was commissioned and displayed for the national exhibition in Zürich. Content. Here you can find more information. 4 lots for sale, 3 sold lots. View Hans Erni’s 2,386 artworks on artnet. [4][5], Erni was commissioned by the Lucerne Museum Fine Arts to organize an exhibit about Pablo Picasso. Hans Erni was a Swiss painter, muralist, and graphic designer known for his government- and institution-commissioned works. Hans Erni. He participated to the 1964 Documenta exhibition in Kassel, in the graphic design department.[8][9]. View Hans (1909) Erni biographical information, artworks upcoming at auction, and sale prices from our price archives. Hans Erni (Luzern, 21 februari 1909 – aldaar, 21 maart 2015) was een Zwitsers kunstschilder en beeldhouwer.. Biografie. However, Erni was never a member of any political party. Follow Artist (1909-2015) Aliases: Hans (1909) Erni, François Grècque. After a stay in Mauritania and Guinea he painted African topics. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. 1993. The Artist. From private collection (Switzerland). He realized a 30 meter long mural for the Museum. 326 copies signed by author and artist. On this website, private collectors of works by the Swiss artist Hans Erni publish high quality photographs of their unique originals. Please tell me – via the contact form – which work you are interested in and I will ask the collector if he wants to contact you or if he prefers to remain anonymous. [10] He is known for having illustrated postage stamps, his lithographs for the Swiss Red Cross, his participation on the Olympic Committee as well as his activism. Painter #144316. Erni died on March 21, 2015, aged 106. With his second wife, Doris, he had a son and two daughters. If they inspire you please support our work. He did the art for Swiss bank notes, in the 1940s but, after the notes were already printed they were never published, because a member of the State Council of Lucerne criticized that Erni was deemed as a communist. However his participation in the Biennale of São Paulo was not authorized by Federal Councillor Philipp Etter. Thanks for Liking. Erni was commissioned by the Lucerne Museum Fine Arts to organize an exhibit about Pablo Picasso. This is an excellent occasion to look back at the development of his art and of how it was perceived during such a long activity. He studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris. Hans Erni (Swiss, b. Please tell me – via the contact form – which work you are interested in and I will ask the collector if he wants to contact you or if he prefers to remain anonymous. September, 10 2020 ACTIVITY 7 Alerts. Born in Lucerne, the third of eight siblings, to a cabin cruiser engineer, he studied art at the Académie Julian in Paris and later in Berlin,[1] and admired artists such as Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.[2]. Browse our selection of books, porcelain, watches and scarves. Hans Erni was in Martigny Monday morning to inaugurate stained glass windows he drew. Items relating to the Lucerne artist Hans Erni are officially available here in our shop. Hans Erni (21 February 1909 - 21 March 2015) was a Swiss painter, graphic artist and sculptor of international fame. Born in 1909, Hans Erni passed away in 2015. Hi Elena, thanks for your question! Can you help me? Your email address will not be published. View items sold at auction. Hans Erni. Originals before 1950 1950-1959 1960-1969 1970-1979 1980-1989 1990-2015 ° Lithographs. Hans Erni was a Swiss graphic designer, painter, illustrator, engraver and sculptor. He was 106. 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