Jura Brüschweiler Archive

The Jura Brüschweiler Archive (AJB) holds the most important private collection of documents and properties about and from the life and work of the Swiss painter Ferdinand Hodler (1853-1918). This documentation contains more than 80,000 documents, sketches, drawings, letters, official documents, photographs, objects and furniture from Ferdinand Hodler’s studio and apartment and is compiled by the art historian Jura Brüschweiler (1927-2013), who dedicated his life to the study of this painter. (Further information: