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Charles Alexandre Mairet

Switzerland Born in: 1880

Painter born in 1880, he is above all a politically committed xylographer. Active in Geneva. These fields of activity are painting, xylography, illustration, engraving ...

He died in 1947 in Geneva, is a Swiss painter, xylographer and illustrator. He collaborated with the libertarian press and in particular with Réveil anarchiste, whose header he redesigned in 1930.

Influenced in his early days by Ferdinand Hodler, his painting evolved towards a more direct realism, especially after 1918, when he collaborated with the Geneva anarchist circles around Luigi Bertoni.

He offered 49 woodcuts to the newspaper Le Réveil anarchiste between 1918 and 1930, the year he redesigned the model of the publication.

In 1983, a film was dedicated to him by the French-speaking Swiss television, Le Drapeau noir by Alexandre Mairet.

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In time for Christmas
Charles Alexandre Mairet, Portrait de femme, Painting

Charles Alexandre Mairet

Portrait de femme, 1905
27.5 x 35.5 x 0.5 cm

CHF 200

In time for Christmas
Charles Alexandre Mairet, Jeune femme, Painting

Charles Alexandre Mairet

Jeune femme, 1919
48 x 36.5 x 2 cm

CHF 400

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