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Gertsch, Franz

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Personal name headingGertsch, Franz
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Other standard no.10637249
Associated countrySwitzerland
Birth date1930-03-08
Death date2022-12-21
Place of birthMörigen (Switzerland)
Place of deathRiggisbert (Switzerland)
Field of activityPainting Art
Profession or occupationPainters Artists
Found inHis Begegnung, 1957.
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1930)
Franz Gertsch, 2020: page 88 (born 8 March 1930 in Mörigen, Bern; male; educated at painting school of Max von Mühlenen, Bern; painter)
Washington post WWW site, viewed December 23, 2022 (in obituary dated December 23, 2022: Franz Gertsch, a Swiss artist acclaimed as one of the masters of hyper-realistic painting, died Dec. 21 in Riggisberg, Switzerland. He was 92. Franz Gertsch was born March 8, 1930, in Mörigen on Switzerland's Lake Biel. He abandoned the photo-based style in the mid-1980s to exclusively pursue intricate woodcut prints using tiny holes filled with pigments)