Welcome!

«Hans Erni possessed the gift to capture the essence in a dash […]. One has compared its stroke with Picasso and Matisse« (Matthias Frehner in the NZZ of March 23, 2015).

«He created an art that can be understood by people not understanding anything about art« (Hans-Jörg Heusser 1983).«

Hans Erni: Extract from "Einsame im Plisseekleid". Tempera on paper (41.5 x 20.5 cm). 1993. From private collection (Switzerland).
Hans Erni: Extract from “Einsame im Plisseekleid”. Tempera on paper (41.5 x 20.5 cm). 1993. From private collection (Switzerland). 

Oeuvres before 1950
1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
1990-2015

On this website, private collectors of works by the Swiss artist Hans Erni publish high quality photographs of their unique originals.

Users are allowed to copy or download the hereby published photographs by indicating the source as follows: “The Open Hans Erni Collection / © Hans Erni”.

Do you want to know more about this open collection? Or do you own original works by Hans Erni and would you like to make them accessible to a broader audience? Here you can find more information.

4 thoughts on “Welcome!

    1. Hi Peter, thanks for your question! Direct contact with collectors is not yet implemented. Please tell us – via the contact form – which work you are interested in and we will ask the collector if he wants to contact you or if he prefers to remain anonymous.

    1. Hi Elena, thanks for your question! Direct contact with collectors is not yet implemented. Please tell us – via the contact form – which work you are interested in and we will ask the collector if he wants to contact you or if he prefers to remain anonymous.

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