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Alexandre Calame - Europeana Collections
Alexandre Calame (May 28, 1810 – March 19, 1864) was a Swiss painter.He was born in Arabie at the time belonging to Corsier-sur-Vevey, today a part of Vevey. He was the son of a skillful marble worker in Vevey, but because his father lost the family fortune, Calame could not concentrate on art, but rather he was forced to work in a bank from the...