Photo archiving of Swiss art

Do you need pictures of Swiss art? Are you looking for portraits of key figures in the Swiss art community? Do you require digital files for a publication or for your own records? Our Photo Archive provides high-resolution, print-quality picture files.

Ferdinand Hodler, Thunersee mit Spiegelung, 1904, oil on canvas, 89 x 100 cm, private collection (Archiv-Nr. 9163)

Markus Raetz, Hasenspiegel, 22.4.1988 / 26.9.1990, plaster and mirror on wooden board, 21 x 46 x 17,5 cm, private collection (Archiv-Nr. 1612120013)

Félix Edouard Vallotton, Poivrons rouges, 1915, oil on canvas, 46 x 55 cm, Kunstmuseum Solothurn (Archiv-Nr. 37481)

Johann Heinrich Füssli, Handstudien, around 1775–1779, pencil on paper, 17,1 x 23,4 cm, Museum Oskar Reinhart am Stadtgarten, Winterthur (Archiv-Nr. 9089)

Albert Anker, Schlafendes Mädchen auf einer Holzbank, around 1900, oil on canvas, 45 x 70 cm, private collection (Archiv-Nr. 1210310002)

Maria Netter, Alberto Giacometti in seinem Atelier, Paris, 25.10.1955, Black & White Photography, SIK-ISEA, Courtesy Fotostiftung Schweiz (Archiv-Nr. 1407240005)

We can offer you:

  • a unique collection of about 100,000 photographs of Swiss art from the Middle Ages to the present day. You will find a selection at
  • access on request to all our photographic holdings
  • documentary photographs to illustrate life in the arts in Switzerland from the 1940s to the 1990s. You will find a selection at
  • provision of image data including picture caption
  • assistance with picture searches or clarifying image rights/copyright
  • advice on how to store and digitise analogue art reproductions
 We look forward to hearing from you.


Alice Jaeckel, picture editor (MAZ graduate)
T +41 44 388 51 07;

Price list for Photo Archive / Image processing

For professional art photography please contact our photographer Philipp Hitz (T +41 44 388 51 75;