artist: Arvid Skoggård (Swedish 1886-1950)
medium: oil on canvas
dimensions: 46 x 36 cm
signed and dated 1913
presented in a new hand finished timber frame
* note - there is a small cut in the canvas at top right (far right house) - does not distract from the charm of this painting (the oldest we've had at the gallery)
ON SALE $880
AU $1060 (approx US $815 / 675 EUROS / 85,000 yen / 600 GBP - for exact current conversion visit xe.com)
Arvid Skoggård, born 1886 in Norrland, was a Swedish painter and sculptor.
Skoggård studied painting in Sweden, followed by a year in Italy in 1920. He exhibited in Sweden including showing at Liljevalch's Stockholmssalong in 1922. He worked for a few years as a decorative painter in Stockholm before emigrating to America in 1923. He was active in New York as a sculptor and painter from 1934 under the name Arvid Skoggard.
Skoggård passed away in 1950 in the U.S.A.