Jundthuus by Fritz Pümpin - Gelterkinden, BL, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 27.770 E 007° 51.413
32T E 413847 N 5257232
Quick Description: A copy of a painting by Fritz Pümpin is on display at the location where he painted it in 1947.
Date Posted: 12/2/2014 8:12:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMN0EE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Fritz Pümpin (1901-1972) was a Swiss painter who is especially known for his impressionist landscape paintings. The Fritz Pümpin Foundation created a walk through his home town with twelve stations showing the differences between the time when they were created and today.

The picture was painted in 1947. The exact location where the painter stood is now overbuilt with family homes. So the building in the foreground of the painting is not the one on the photograph, but its southern neighbour. The houses in the background and the church have not changed much, the trees around the church are bigger now. And the trees in the foreground have been replaced by younger ones.
Artist: Fritz Pümpin

Date of Painting: 5/1/1947

Date of Your Photograph: 9/4/2014

Medium of Painting: oil on canvas

Website of painting. Exact URL of painting is required: Not listed

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Describe your visit, including the date, with as much detail as possible, and contribute at least one photo, original, different from those already in the gallery, if possible.
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