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Violette Diserens (Swiss, 1888-1965)

Violette Diserens was born on June 2 in Lausanne, Switzerland. She studies at the Ecole de dessin in Lausanne, then at the Académie Julian in Paris, later becoming a teacher herself at the Ecole cantonale de dessin in Lausanne. She was a member of two artistic groups:the Société suisse des femmes peintres et sculpteurs et décoratrices (SSFPSD) and the society of Swiss engravers. She is well-known for her rich and colourful landscapes and figurative works as well as her fine etchings and graphic work.

Violette Diserens. Nativite

Etching on wove paper
c. 1950
signed and numbered from edition of 30 by the artist in pencil
40 x 27.5 cm.

(framed in oak)

2001-2012 Cambridge Book & Print Gallery