artist: Sven Johansson (Swedish 1911-1986)
medium: oil on panel
dimensions: 33 1/2 x 37 cm frame size (approx)
presented in its original frame
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Sven Richard Johansson was a Swedish painter born on November 16, 1911 in Halmstad.
Johnasson studied fine art at Konsthögskolan and began painting in 1931. During his time he studied under noted Swedish artist Waldemar Lorentzon (1899-1984) in 1933 and 1934. From 1946 he devoted himself entirely to his art. In 1954 he took painting study trips to the Netherlands, France and Spain
He exhibited at solo shows including regular shows in Halmstad between 1946 to 1949, and in 1953 alongside fellow Swedes A. Jonson, T. Olsson and O. Lisper.
He regularly participated in the Halland Art Association's annual exhibitions of local artists artists from 1951.
Johansson’s subject matter included abstract, landscape, interiors, cityscape, still life and figurative works in oil, gouache, pastel or watercolour, with a strong influence of Cubism and a simplified colour palette.
Johansson passed away in 1986 at age 75.