1910 Kunstgewerbeschule, Munich. Member of the 'New Secession'. 1916 stays in Berlin and Dresden. 1919 takes the cure in Montagnola, Tiicino. Becomes acquainted with Hermann Hesse. 1925-1926 travels to Berlin and Amsterdam. 1928 acquaintance with the poet Ricarda Huch in Munich. 1932 Paris, then Verona, Padua, and Venice. 1935 returns to Bern. Meets Cuno Amiet. 1951 travels to London.