Heinrich Bichler

Heinrich Bichler (also Hans Bichler, Heinrich Büchler or Hans Büchler; 1466–1497) was a Swiss painter.

Bichler was born in Bern, and later went on to be the instructor for the painter Hans Fries. In 1472 Bichler painted a portrait of Sulpitius the Pious for the Schloss Thorberg. He also completed a coat of arms for two gates leading to the city of Fribourg in 1478, and a scene portraying the Battle of Morat in 1480.


  • This article was initially translated from the German Wikipedia.
  • Paul Leonhard whole (1955), "Büchler (Bichler), Heinrich", Neue Deutsche Biographie (in German), vol. 2, Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, pp. 719–719
  • Bichler, Heinrich in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.