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'Winter Landscape' by Erland Melanton
'Winter Landscape' by Erland Melanton
'Winter Landscape' by Erland Melanton
'Winter Landscape' by Erland Melanton

'Winter Landscape' by Erland Melanton

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artist: Erland Melanton (Swedish 1916-1968)

medium: oil on panel

dimensions:  46x 38 cm panel size / 60 x 52 cm framed (approx)
signed and dated 1948
presented in its original frame

AU $980 (approx US $680 / 605 EUROS / 75,000 yen / 540 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)

artist biography
Erland Melanton was a Swedish painter and graphic artist born in Arkiva, Sweden on January 31, 1916.

Melanton studied Högre Konstindustriella Skolan in Stockholm from1938-1943 and became a teacher in watercoloir painting at the Konstfackskolan in 1946. Melanton studied mosaic techniques at the Art Academy in Ravenna ifrom 1946-1947 and mural painting at the Consulate Academy in Florence in 1949. He was a specialist teacher in painting at Konstfack 1949-1963, professor of painting at the Royal College of Art in Stockholm from May 1963.

His work is represented at the National Museum in Stockholm and he has a number of his public works - mosaic murals - around Sweden. Melanton was married to Swedish textile artist Kaisa Melanton.

Melanton passed away aged 52 in Viggbyholm, Sweden on September 30, 1968.