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Rudolf Tschudi Portrait Oil Painting of Gentleman, 1908

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Rudolf Tschudi (American, 1855 – 1923)
Untitled (portrait of a gentleman with a mustache), 1908
Oil on panel
Signed to lower left

Rudolf Tschudi was born in Schwanden Glarus, Switzerland in 1855. He trained in Switzerland, but established his art career in Cincinnati. Tschudi won the first prize at the Ohio Mechanics’ Institute not long after emigrating to the United States. He is known for portraits, still lifes, and most famously idyllic landscapes. Tschudi was an active member of the Cincinnati Art Club and a friend of Frank Duveneck. He remained in Cincinnati with his wife and children until his passing in 1923.

  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- small patches of overpainting touchups, mostly throughout backdrop but also in sitter’s cheeks; chips, loss, cracks, finish loss, abrasions and other signs of wear to frame.


19.5" W x 22.5" H x 2.0" D

- measures frame; sight measures 10.5" W x 13.75" H.

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