Amiet, Cuno

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Amiet, Cuno Gender: M
born on 28 March 1868 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Solothurn, Switzerland, 47n13, 7e32
Timezone BMT m7e2630 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Keller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°05' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°58 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 28°04'

Cuno Amiet ("Selbstbildnis in Rosa" / "Self-portrait in Pink," 1907)


Swiss painter, illustrator, graphic artist and sculptor. As the first Swiss painter to give precedence to colour in composition, he was a pioneer of modern art in Switzerland.

A member of "Die Brücke", he was influenced by the works of Ferdinand Hodler, Gauguin and Van Gogh. Amiet created more than 4,000 paintings, of which more than 1,000 are self-portraits.

Cuno Amiet died on 6 July 1961 at age 93 in Oschwand, Switzerland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Hodler, Ferdinand (born 14 March 1853). Notes: influenced by H.
  • (has as) teacher relationship with Seguin, Armand (born 15 April 1869)
  • compare to chart of Gauguin, Paul (born 7 June 1848). Notes: strong influence


Source Notes

M. Calderara quotes BR; Barbault gives personal statement (same time).


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Groups ("Die Brücke")
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter and sculptor)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (Pioneer of modern art)