artist: Nils Wedel (Swedish 1897-1967)
medium: gouache / mixed media on paper
dimensions: 31 x 24 cm artwork size / 52 x 48 cm framed size
presented in a new hand finished timber frame with archival backing, mat and UV non-reflective museum glass
AU $1420 (approx US $1045 / 875 EUROS / 110,500 yen / 785 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Nils Adolf Wedel was Swedish painter and designer born in Gothenburg on February 4, 1897.
He studied at the Slöjdföreningens Skola in Gothenburg from 1915 to 1917 under Swedish artist Albert Eldh. Wedel lived in Denmark for five years from 1923 to 1928, moving back to Sweden where he lived in Malmö from 1928 to 1938. He then moved to Gothenburg where he taught paintings at graphics at the Handicraft Society School from 1939 to 1958.
Public art: decorative paintings in the stairwells at the Norrköping Museum, the People's House in Gothenburg and Linköping and mosaic in the post office building in Sundsvall.
Represented: National Museum in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö Art Museum Museum Norrköp. and Karlstad museums and Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen.
Wedel was married to textile artist Alice Wedel. He passed away at age 70 on July 17, 1967 in Kleva, Sweden.