French speaking Switzerland has vineyards and many farms. Large fountains have black marble basins. Musée de l'Elysée Lausanne has my photo-etchings; Musée Jenisch keeps 50 multi-plate etchings and lithographies in the 'cabinet cantonale des estampes'. Fondation Gianadda in Martigny keeps my book 'Parcours d'une artiste peintre'.

dated 1974 until 1987 (click on an image to enlarge an artwork)
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Etching press in Atelier Le Carroz

1987

Since 1970 I print manually on my press Bendini Bologna. Freshly printed etchings dry on a line, are flattened between blotting paper and planks. I sign and date in pencil on the right, put a title in the middle, number+total of the edition on the left.  

Pont Napoleon

1987

In Aigle Napoleon's soldiers crossed the river right here. Etching on 2 plates 

Cergnat 1

1986

Near Leysin inscriptions were carved in the facade of a chalet.

Cergnat 2

1986

The front was decorated by woodcutters. The roof is covered with slate. 

Foetersoey - Kanton Bern

1986

Chalet 'Barbarella' from 1649, situated near ski-resort Gstaad.

Les Diablerets 1

1986

Aiguenoire valley is situated in Kanton Vaud.

Lake Retaud

1986

Mountain lake at 3000 feet in Vaud near the Col de Pillon.

La Renoncule

1986

Situated in the valley of the Diablerets Gletsjer.

Les Diablerets 2

1986

The 'Glacier' can be seen from away.

Col de la Croix

1986

Above Villars is a pass to the Diablerets, who remains closed in the winter.

Vers-l'Eglise

1985

Swiss village church and the center of many weddings, because of the nice bulding and roof covered with wooden panels (tavillons) and an entrance made of 'tuf', a porous yellow stone. 

Les Mosses

1985

The church is protected by small wooden panels, called 'tavillons.'

Monthey

1985

Wooden bridge in Monthey - Canton Wallis.

Aigle Castle

1985

Next to the castle: Maison de la Dîme, a museum for wine labels.

Duillier

1985

House at lake Geneva, a tax building during the reign of Bern - det. etching   

Tour de la Bâtiaz

1984

1984 Concours in Martigny. In front of a mirror I drew on a plate in reverse, printed 8 proofs of the 3 plate-etching. An edition of 15 was printed at Studio Il Bisonte, Florence.

Glutières

1983

Dime house, where in the past taxes were paid to Bern.

Ollon

1983

View on Ollon, largest Commune in Canton Vaud, Switzerland.

Le Croisat

1982

Covered old washing place in Aigle.

Fountain 'Cotterd' in Ollon

1981

Next to the basin on a black marble block the women did their washing. 

Ollon 1

1980

The same barn as in the etching View on Ollon

Antagnes

1980

Dime House. Vaud had to pay 1/10th of the harvest in taxes to Bern. 

Les Posses-Dessous

1980

Oven visible behind a barn, where people brought loaves to have them baked.

Abbey of Salaz with farm

1977

Until 1977 a building with remparts and stables stood next to the Abbey. But it burned down. My etching with 3 buildings is kept in Musée Jenisch Vevey, as no other image of the farm exists.

Ollon 2

1974

In Vaud we saw clean milk buckets and black marble columns at the entrance of a barn.