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William Mueller – Rebecca (Sold)

William Müller

 (Born 15.6.1881 in Berne – died 1918 in Geneva)

 “Rebecca” – signed and dated [19] 18

 William Müller was born in Berne, but raised in Geneva by his grandmother after his mother died in childbirth. He was a student of Ferdinand Hodler – whose influence marked him profoundly.

 Rebecca was painted in March of 1918. The artist died of the Spanish flu in November of that same year.

 Dimensions 100 X 74.5 cm

 Bibliography: Adrien Bovy/Paul Budry/Francois Fosca, William Müller, le peintre et son oeuvre (1881-1918 – Geneva 1933.