'Self Portrait' by Olle Petterson
'Self Portrait' by Olle Petterson
'Self Portrait' by Olle Petterson

'Self Portrait' by Olle Petterson

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artist: Olle Petterson (Swedish 1905-1991)

medium: oil on canvas

dimensions: 46 x 59 cm canvas  / 48 x 61 cm frame (approx)
signed and dated 1958

presented in its original frame

AU $1185 (approx US $890 / 770 EUROS / 101,500 yen / 650 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)

artist bio
Olle Petterson, born Olof Henry Petersson on 1 May, 1905 in Gothenburg. He was a Swedish painter.

Petterson studied in 1930 and 1931 at Valands Målarskola (painting school) in Gothenburg with Sigfrid Ullman (1886-1960) as teacher. Like his generational peers at Valands, he developed a style of painting that differed in important respects from the colour lyricism of the Gothenburg colourists. In a restrained colour palette and with a penetrating study of light, he mainly painted still lifes, window views, figure compositions, urban motifs and landscapes often with a semi-abstract touch.

Petterson's paintings are represented at the National Museum in Stockholm, Upplands Museum, the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Gothenburg Art Museum, Malmö Museum, Norrköping Art Museum and in the State Portrait Collection at Gripsholm Castle.

He passed away at the age of 85 on 18 December, 1990 in Gothenburg.