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Augusto Giacometti's stained glass window in Küblis

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Augusto Giacometti was an important Swiss painter in the wake of Art Nouveau and an innovator of stained glass. Walter Isler leads us to Giacometti's stained glass windows in Küblis. This tour is enriched with organ music by Jürg Stocker.

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Date
16.07.2024 from 10:00 to 11:15 o'clock
Price
Entrance free
Ort
Evangelical ref. Church of St. Nicholas

Born in Bregaglia, Augusto Giacometti (1877-1947) – known as "Il maestro dei colori" – was an important Swiss painter in the wake of Art Nouveau and an innovator of stained glass. Among his most important works in public space are the painting of the Zurich police station ("Blüemlihalle") and his sacred stained glass windows in Zurich (Grossmünster, Fraumünster, Wasserkirche, Pauluskirche) and elsewhere.

Giacometti created his first stained glass window in 1914 for St. Martin's Church in Chur. Later followed, among others, the stained glass windows in Küblis (1921), Koster's

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