artist: Sigvard Börtz (Swedish 1904-1998)
medium: oil on panel
dimensions: 47 1/2 x 39 1/2 cm frame (approx)
signed and dated 49
presented in its original repainted liner frame with a new hand stained outer timber frame
AU $650 (approx US$420 / 395 EUROS / 62,000 yen / 340 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Sigvard Börtz was born February 22, 1904 in Norra Mellby, Skåne. He was a Swedish artist.
Börtz studied art under Carl Wilhelmson, He studied print making as well as painting at the Stockholm Academy of the Arts. He took private study trips to the Baltics, the Netherlands, Russia and France.
He had solo exhibitions in numerous Swedish cities including Vadstena, Linköping, Hässleholm and Helsingborg. He participated in group exhibitions with Östgöta konstförening and the Helsingborgs konstförening. Börtz painted portraits, still lifes and naturalistic landscape paintings.
Examples of his work are held in the public collections of the Kristianstad Museum and Linköping Art Museum.
He passed away in 1998 in Båstad.