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Chalets at Rigi
Alexandre Calame

Calame was the leading landscape painter of 19th-century Switzerland. Here, mountain-top chalets have become almost like features of the landscape into which they seem to sink, their steep roofs catching sunlight.

Key facts
Artist Alexandre Calame
Artist dates 1810 - 1864
Full title Chalets at Rigi
Date made 1861
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 40.6 x 62.2 cm
Acquisition credit On loan from the American Friends of the National Gallery, London Inc., from the collection of Asbjørn Lunde
Inventory number L1128
Location in Gallery Room 46
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