In his early student days, Friedrich Dürrenmatt was torn between painting and literature. In the end, he decided to become a writer.
Dürrenmatt continued to draw and paint throughout his life; but with the exception of a few caricatures and book illustrations, his pictorial oeuvre remained unknown for a long time.
The collection at the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel comprises around 1,000 individual images and a range of notebooks.
Last modification 31.01.2019