20th CenturyFine ArtModern ClassicismSwiss

Fred Fay – The Chimney Sweep of Sion

Le Ramoneur de Tour-Vents-Sion
(Chimney Sweep of Sion)

Handsigned relief print – 1953

Swiss ramoneur or chimney sweep in classic top hat with his ladder and a cat.

Image size – Around 7 X 9 inches

Fred Fay

July 7, 1901 (Basel)-  1987

Painter and printmaker known for his landscapes, portraits and still lifes. Fay also created set design and murals. He was a founder of the Ecole du Beaux-Arts of the Valais.

Fred Fay is listed in the Benezit and in numerous directories of Swiss artists.