artist: Kjell Leander Engström (Swedish 1914-1979)
medium: oil on canvas laid on panel
dimensions: 66 x 46 cm panel size / 68 x 48 cm frame size (approx)
signed and dated -60
presented in a new hand painted off white timber frame
AU $1085 (approx US $795 / 740 EUROS / 102,000 yen / 615 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Kjell Leander Engström was born March 4, 1914. He was a Swedish painter.
He studied at the Konstakademien (Academy of Fine Arts) in Stockholm and on private study trips to France, Spain and Italy. He worked primarily in oil and is best known for his landscape paintings, often from Lapland, Sweden and Corsica. He also painted still life works.
Engström came from artistic family - his father was the artist Per Leander Engström (1886-1927). His twin brother Tord Leander Engström (1914-1985) was also an artist. His son Styrbjörn Leander-Engström was also an artist.
Examples of Engström’s work is held in the public collection of the Norrköping Art Museum.
Engström passed away at the age of 64 on February 23, 1979 in Kåseberga in Österlen. He is buried in Tornehamn's cemetery, also called Rallarekyrkogården.