CHRISTER EDWARDSON SCHMITERLÖW, Swedish 1926-1995, oil on canvas, signed and dated '76, titled "Blomsterplockerska" - the flower picker.
Christer Fredrik Wilhelm Edwardson Schmiterlöw, born 17.04.1926 in Karlskrona, died 07.12.1995 in Stockholm, he was a Swedish painter, drawer, graphic artist and ceramists.
After studies at Otte Skölds painting school in Stockholm 1944–1945, he moved to Argentina for a long period and studied the manufacture of ceramics at the Escuela Industrial de Ceramica in Jujuy. After that he worked for a number of years as a designer at Industrial de Ceramica in Jujuy and as a drawing master in the local schools between 1956–1963. He took part in exhibitions in Jujuy arranged by the Instituto Provincial de Arte y Cultura as well as a solo exhibition in Jujuy 1962.
He returned to Sweden in 1963, doing a solo exhibition at Galleri Vasa, Stockholm 1964, and took part in Liljevalchs Vårsalonger - Spring Salons. Schmiterlöw sometimes signs as Edwardson. His work consists of still lives, landscapes and figures either oils or watercolour.
San Salvador de Jujuys Art Council, Argentina,
Stockholm County Council, Sweden
Ystads Commune, Sweden
Nynäshamns Commune. Sweden.
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