artist: Sture Wikström (Swedish 1921-1993)
medium: oil on panel
dimensions: 64 1/2 x 54 1/2 cm panel size / 53 x 43 cm framed size
presented in a new hand stained timber frame with painted inner liner frame
AU $1130 (approx US $520 / 440 EUROS / 55,500 yen / 400 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Sture Wikström was a Swedish painter and graphic artist born in 1921 in Stockholm.
Wikström studied at the Ecole Nationel Superieure des Beaux Arts in Paris, and took study trips abroad travelling in Europe and Africa. He is best known for his still life and landscape paintings.
He produced a number of public art pieces including large stone mosaics at the Gävle Savings Bank, and at the courthouse and Town Hall in Västervik.
His work is represented in Museums in Jönköping, Kalmar and Hudiksvall, as well as numerous private collections.
Wikström passed away in 1993, at the age of 72.