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Marguerite Saegesser

Marguerite Saegesser was born in Bern in 1922. After completing her secondary education she studied under André de Ribaupierre at the Conservatoire de Lausanne between 1941 and 1944. In 1942 she began a four-year sculpture apprenticeship under Milo Martin in Lausanne. After studying in Sweden, she went to Rome for a year in 1947. Between 1948 and 1952 she had a studio in Chexbres. She married surgeon Max Saegesser, and the couple then travelled to Boston and San Francisco. Between 1953 and 1973 she had a studio in Bern and took part in numerous exhibitions. Among other projects, she installed a large iron sculpture in the Tscharnergut residential estate in Bern in 1968. In 1974 she and her husband moved to Tucson. After the death of her husband, Saegesser moved to Palo Alto. In the late 1980s she worked in Paris, then in Berlin (1992) and Zurich (1993/1994). She returned to Switzerland in 2004 and died in Muri near Bern in 2011.

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Marguerite Saegesser

Marguerite Saegesser was born in Bern in 1922. After completing her secondary education she studied under André de Ribaupierre at the Conservatoire de Lausanne between 1941 and 1944. In 1942 she began a four-year sculpture apprenticeship under Milo Martin in Lausanne. After studying in Sweden, she went to Rome for a year in 1947. Between 1948 and 1952 she had a studio in Chexbres. She married surgeon Max Saegesser, and the couple then travelled to Boston and San Francisco. Between 1953 and 1973 she had a studio in Bern and took part in numerous exhibitions. Among other projects, she installed a large iron sculpture in the Tscharnergut residential estate in Bern in 1968. In 1974 she and her husband moved to Tucson. After the death of her husband, Saegesser moved to Palo Alto. In the late 1980s she worked in Paris, then in Berlin (1992) and Zurich (1993/1994). She returned to Switzerland in 2004 and died in Muri near Bern in 2011.

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