artist: Hans Fagerström (Swedish 1921-2000)
medium: linocut print
dimensions: 34 x 27 cm framed size (approx)
signed and dated -59
newly framed with non-reflective UV museum glass spaced away from the glass and hand finished timber frame
AU $680 (approx US $525 / 440 EUROS / 57,500 yen / 380 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Hans Fagerström was a Swedish artist and illustrator born on August 29, 1921 in Hagfors.
Fagerström studied at Anders Beckman's Advertising School in Stockholm 1944 to 1945, and then studied fine art under renowned Swedish painter Waldemar Lorentzon from 1946 to 1947. He was then Lorentzon’s assistant in decorative paintings in Ryssby church in Småland in 1951. Fagerström produced drawings in pencil and small abstract compositions in oil, gouache and pastel. He also produced linocut prints.
He created a number of public art pieces around Sweden - both sculptural works and paintings. Examples of his work are held in public collections at the National Museum in Stockholm and the Halland konstmuseum in Halmstad.
Fagerström passed away on April 26, 2000 in Halmstad at the age of 80.