Albert Samuel Anker wows KANGA
Kanga Loves swiss painter and illustrator Albert Samuel Anker.
Born 1831 in Switzerland, Anker, also known as "National Painter of Switzerland" became widely popular for the use of art themes which included depictions of everyday life, social conditions, social significance for his portraits!
Kanga loves the different work of Anker and would describe his paintings and illustrations as timeless & captivating.
An advocate for the construction of the oldest art museum in Switzerland, "The Kunstmuseum Bern" (Museum of Fine Arts Bern) Ankers legacy also includes several features in the media, Swiss postage stamps and displays at several museums.
Anker is today, the most popular genre painter in Switzerland from the 19th century. Now THAT is impressive! Kanga Loves!
We have selected our favorite Anker pieces from his outstanding collection. Enjoy!