Henry Bischoff – Original Woodblock Print – Lakeside Idyll
(Born 1882 Lausanne – Died 1951 Lausanne.)
Picnic by the Lake
Original Woodblock Print
The painter and illustrator Henry Bischoff became was the son of the SWiss landscape painter Theophile Bischoff. He became a teacher at Lausanne’s Ecole cantonale d’art appliqué.
Bischoff is best known for his woodblock prints, like this marvelous image of a man and two women picnicking on the shores of a lake, probably a stylized version of Lake Geneva. Bischoff illustrated the works of many authors including Benjamin Constant and C. F. Ramuz.