Gabriel Lory (Fils)
Two beautiful handcolored aquatint engravings
showing a girl from Oberhasli and a girl from
Bern in typical Swiss costume (tracht).
Gabriel Lory (known as Gabriel Lory fils) was
the son of another great Swiss engraver and
landscape artist (Gabriel Lory pere). He was
born in Bern in 1784 and died there in 1848.
Lory traveled extensively throughout Europe
and especially in Italy. His wife Henriette-Louise
de Meuron was a skilled saleswoman and handled
the business, marketing Lory's engravings across
Examples of Lory's graphic work can be found
in museums across Switzerland.