GUNNAR JONN, Swedish 1904-1963

GUNNAR JONN, Swedish 1904-1963

Code: 0214


H: 62cm (24.4")W: 46.5cm (18.3")


GUNNAR JONN, Swedish 1904-1963, oil on canvas, signed and dated '36, a landscape view from the roof tops.  The view is given extra drama and scope by being seen and painted from a high attic window.

Gunnar Jonn, born 19.02.1904 in Malmö, died 1963 in Malmö.

1926-1928 - studied at the Skånska Art School in Malmö.

1929 – Exhibition Debut.

1933 – Solo Exhibition, Malmö Town Hall, with dramatic reviews.

1933-1936 – study with Aksel Jørgensen at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts,

He did study tours of Germany, Norway, Spain and Yugoslavia. 

He did a number of other solo exhibitions including at Malmö Museum and at SDS-hallen in Malmö. 

He also took part in group exhibitions with the Skånes Art Association and with the Aura Art Group. 

During the late 1930's he experimented with various materials including sand and chromoplast to increase the relief work.

Among his noted public commissions are the al secco wall paintings on the staircase at Solidars Offices, the ABF House in Malmö, Trelleborgs Harbour Offices and at Malmö Rowing Club. 

His works include still lives, scenes of children, figure compositions, self-portraits and landscapes often with views of Norway, Ven and Yugoslavia in oil or tempera.


Modern Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Helsingborg Museum, Sweden

Ystad Museum of Art, Sweden

Malmö Museum, Sweden

Lund University Archives, Sweden.