artist: Börje Hedlund (Swedish 1909-2005)
medium: oil on canvas
dimensions: 41.5 x 33.5 cm canvas size / larger in frame
presented in its original frame
AU $1145 (approx US $730 / 665 EUROS / 79,000 yen / 585 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com).
Börje Hedlund was a Swedish painter born on November 13, 1909 in Stockholm.
Hedlund studied at the Konsthögskolan in Stockholm from 1931 to 1937 and undertook study trips to Paris, Italy, England and Spain. He had a number of solo exhibitions - including ones at Institut Tessin in Paris in 1938 and at Modern konst i hemmiljö in 1939 and in a number of Swedish cities. He participated numerous group shows including Bumerangen at Liljevalchs konsthall and in exhibitions at several galleries in central Sweden. He was awarded the Carl Larsson Scholarship in 1934, von Beskow's Scholarship in 1941 and CL Kinmanson's Scholarship in 1942. He painted nudes, landscapes and still life works. He was an art teacher at Grünewald's painting school and Académie Libre in Stockholm.
Hedlund is represented at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm and the State Historical Museum in Stockholm.
He passed away on April 15, 2005 aged 95.