1938, Swedish Painting, 'Still Life with Bottles.'


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1938, Swedish Painting, 'Still Life with Bottles.'

1938, Swedish Painting, 'Still Life with Bottles,' Per Lindekrantz (1913-1994)

Juicy painting in thick lavish strokes this large still life is quietly ochre and slate grey,
a splash of lemon and flourish of red cabbage and beetroot.

About the Artist

Lindekrantz was the son of the piano maker Carl Lindekrantz and his wife Ellen Johansson. He was married for the first time in 1936 to Karin Herrström and the second time in 1949–1952 to Tullan Fink .
He was educated at Valand's Academy in Gothenburg with Sigfrid Ullman as a teacher and at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris . He was a Gothenburg painter of landscapes, still lifes and portraits in an intense but gradually more ascetic colour schemes and partly of an abstract nature.

Among his works are mosaic flooring in the State House in Karlskrona, mural painting at Svenska Handelsbanken, Gothenburg and ceramics in Folkets Hus, Västerås.

Lindekrantz had an interest in teaching and had private students.
Lindekrantz had a solo exhibition in Stockholm in 1939 and participated in group exhibitions in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Dublin, Paris and New York.

His art is represented in the National Museum Sweden and the Modern Museum in Stockhol , Norrköping Art Museum, Gothenburg Art Museum, Kalmar Art Museum, Waldemarsudde and Borås Museum.

Original Frame
Ready to hang.

Frame: Width X Height
CM: 70 x 63
Inches: 27 1/2 x 25
CM: 67 x 61
Inches: 26 1/2 x 24
Medium: Oil on Board
Provenance: Swedish School, monogrammed and dated lower right. Inscribed, signed verso. Gothenburg address verso.
Condition: Good, frame bumps and knocks commensurate with age.
Date: 1938



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