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Rudolf Maeglin

Born in 1898, Basel, Switzerland

Died in 1973


Rudolf Maeglin grew up in Basel during the turn of the twentieth century. He originally trained in medicine and worked as an assistant doctor in Geneva, before leaving this profession to pursue a career as a freelance artist. After initially travelling to Italy, he remained in Paris during the 1920s, taking in the thriving art scene and learning from the Fauvist, Expressionist and Surrealist movements which had made their home in this city. The bold use of colour, naïve sketching and parallel pe...Read more