20th CenturyChalet StyleExpressionistFine ArtLandscapeSwiss

Francois Gos – Landscape Painter from Geneva

1880 – 1975

François-Marc-Eugène Gos, the son of Swiss landscape artist Albert Gos was born in Geneva on November 11, 1880. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Geneva, and worked and studied in both Paris and Munich during the early years of his career. Francois Gos' landscape paintings were widely exhibited throughout his career, and he also gained fame as an designer of posters. Like his father he was a passionate alpinist, and illustrated several books on the alps including La Flore Alpine Decorative and Zermatt et sa Vallee. Francois Gos is listed in the Benezit and other major dictoniaries of art, and his works can be found in major Swiss museums.