artist: Stig Ryberg (Swedish 1917-1989)
medium: oil on panel
dimensions: 60 x 50 cm panel size / 62 x 52 cm framed
signed on verso
presented in a new white painted timber frame
AU $670 (approx US $475 / 405 EUROS / 50,500 yen / 365 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Karl Oskar Stig Ryberg , born April 14, 1917 in Eslöv was a Swedish painter, illustrator and sculptor.
Ryberg studied at Edvin Ollers and Isaac Grünewald’s art schools in Stockholm and at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen in 1950. He then continued his studies at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere in Paris. His first solo exhibition was in Copenhagen in 1950 and two years later he set out separately at the De ungas salong in Stockholm. He participated in group exhibitions organised by the the Hörby konstförening (Art Association) and in themed exhibitions in Småland and Skåne. Among his public works is a bust in bronze by Professor Otto Rydbeck of the Historical Museum in Lund, a wooden sculpture and piece for Härlövs church in Skåne, public mosaics in modernist Cubist styles in various locations including a wall at the Eslöv courthouse, Eslöv church where he produced two stained glass windows in the chancel pointed arch windows in 1967 and at baptismal font at Husie kyrka in Malmö. As an illustrator he produced drawings for the Stockholms-Tidningen newspaper.
Ryberg passed away aged 72 on October 24, 1989 in Arlöv.