Death of Hans Erni

February 21, 1909 - March 21, 2015
Switzerland | Age 106

Prolific Swiss artist dies at 106
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The Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss artist Hans Erni, whose prolific work ranged from tiny postage stamps to enormous frescoes, has died, his daughter said Sunday. He was 106.

Erni's daughter, artist Simone Fornara-Erni, announced on her Facebook page that he "passed away peacefully" on Saturday.

Erni produced hundreds of paintings, sculptures, lithographs, engravings, etchings and ceramics. He kept up a punishing work schedule deep into old age, completing a series of...

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