20th CenturyBirds / OrnithologyFine ArtLithographModern ClassicismSwiss

Max Hunziker – A Dove Released

A dove is freed from its cage and soars over a city.

Max Hunziker

1901 Zürich – 1976 Zürich

The Swiss art historian Adolf Reinle described Max Hunziker as a “Christian Surrealist.” This Zurich born painter, graphic artist, and illustrator is perhaps best known internationally for his stained glass windows (including the three choir windows of the Johanneskirche in Bern).

Supported by the Winterthur philanthropist and art collector Georg Reinhard, Hunziker studied in Paris and southern France where he was influenced by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault.

Hunziker’s works imbue simple objects with poetic and religious symbolism.

Dimensions: 58 X 85 cm

Handsigned “hunziker” and numbered 18/200