René-Charles Acht. Abstraction II, 1959


René Acht


Oil on canvas


115,5 x 89 cm
About author

René Acht

1920 — 1998

René Acht was a Swiss painter and sculptor. He studied painting and sculpture at the Art and Trade School in Basel from 1936 to 1940. From 1941 to 1943 he received the first scholarship for his artistic work as a private scholarship from an art dealer. In 1945 he moved to Stockholm and worked there as a volunteer set designer at the Royal Opera. From 1947 to 1948 he lived in Helsinki, stayed in Italy, especially Rome, for a long time in 1948, and returned to Finland, Lapland in 1950.

Has taught at the Migros Club School in Basel since 1950. In 1953 he received the scholarship from the Kiefer-Hablitzel Foundation, in 1954 the scholarship …