Segantini Museum、St. Moritz

Segantini Museum Guide Book

Segantini Museum Guide Book

Start reading the guide book.

Start reading the guide book.

The admiration and appreciation that the stateless Giovanni Segantini enjoyed around the turn of the 20th century were remarkable. Until the outbreak of the First World War, his art was celebrated in Italy, Austria and Switzerland, as well as in the Netherland and England…

Arrived at the Segantini Museum.

Arrived at the Segantini Museum.

The Segantini Museum in St. Moritz was opened in the summer of 1908 and completed in September of the same year.

Entrance of the Segantini Museum and Carrara marble monument to Segantini, made by an Italian sculptor Leonardo Bistolfi (1859 – 1933) ca. 1904.

Entrance of the Segantini Museum and Carrara marble monument to Segantini, made by an Italian sculptor Leonardo Bistolfi (1859 – 1933) ca. 1904.

The Museum was built by the architect Nicolaus Hartmann (1880-1956) as a kind of accessible memorial.

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Segantini Museum is on the street of Via Somplaz .

The building with its mighty dome is oriented to the pavilion, the Segantini for his Engadine Panorama at the Paris World Exhibition of 1900 had planned.

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Segantini Museum was built in 1908.

Giovanni Segantini (1858–1899) is regarded as an important artist of Realistic Symbolism and a great reviver of Alpine painting at the end of the 19th century.

Exhibition room of Segantini Museum and Grisons custom portrait of barbaric Huffer 1887

Exhibition room of Segantini Museum and Grisons custom portrait of barbaric Huffer 1887

Ave maria a transhipment second version in 1886, Exhibition room of the Museum

Ave maria a transhipment second version in 1886, Exhibition room of the Museum

Return to the Sheep Shed, 1888 in the exhibition room.

Return to the Sheep Shed, 1888 in the exhibition room.

La tosatura delle pecore (sheep shearing) 1886-1887 and Project for the Engadin Panorama 1897.

La tosatura delle pecore (sheep shearing) 1886-1887 and Project for the Engadin Panorama 1897.

Il Trittico della natura (The Triptych of nature); La vita (Life), La natura (Nature), La morte (Death) 1898-1899

Il Trittico della natura (The Triptych of nature); La vita (Life), La natura (Nature), La morte (Death) 1898-1899

Giovanni Segantini was an Austrian-born painter known for his large pastoral landscapes of the Alps. He was active in Switzerland for most of his life.

Favorite painting, “Return from the forest, 1890”

Favorite painting, “Return from the forest, 1890”

Southern Alps - 1891

Southern Alps – 1891, the most famous of his works.

My favorite his work.

My favorite his work, “The Angel of Life L ‘angelo della vita.”

Upper floor of the museum.

Upper floor of the museum. Il Trittico della natura (The Triptych of nature) 1898-1899

In the large domed hall upstairs is Segantini’s principal work, the “Alpine Triptych”, issued. The lighting is done via several skylights, can appear different depending on the time of day and light the colors of the work.

The triptych of nature; La vita (The life) 190 x 320 cm

The triptych of nature; La vita (The life) 190 x 320 cm

The triptych of nature; La natura (Nature), 235 x 400 cm

The triptych of nature; La natura (Nature), 235 x 400 cm

The triptych of nature; La morte (The dead), 190 x 320 cm

The triptych of nature; La morte (The dead), 190 x 320 cm

I was overwhelmed by the works of Segantini. Left the museum, I was looking at the landscape of the town for a while .

View in front of the museum.

View in front of the museum.

Following pictures are brochures of the art museum.

Brochures of the museum, page 1-3.

Brochures of the museum, page 1-3.

Brochures of the museum, page 4-6.

Brochures of the museum, page 4-6.

Brochures of the museum, page 7-9

Brochures of the museum, page 7-9

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