GUSTAF CARLSTRÖM, Swedish 1896-1964, signed and dated 1944, oil on canvas, snow covered coastal rocks, original frame.
Gustaf Carlström, born 27.02.1896 in Göteborgs Cathedral Parish, died 10.05.1964 in Klara Parish, Stockholm.
He was a Swedish writer and theater designer and artist.
1915-16 - studied at Althins Art School, Stockholm
1917-18 - studied at The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm
He undertook several study trips to Spain, France and Italy.
Solo exhibitions at Galleri Gummeson, Galerie Moderne in Stockholm; Göteborgs Konsthall - Gothenburg Art Gallery and at Norrköping Museum of Art.
As a theater designer he did several commissions for Karl Gerhard's Reviews during the 1930's and 1940's.
As an author in the 1920's he published some children's books which he illustrated himself; he also illustrated Karl Gerhard's autobiography.
His works include landscapes, portraits and nudes.
His public commissions include decorative work on the Swedish Liner M/S Stockholm.
Gothenburg Art Gallery, Sweden
Gävle Museum, Sweden
Eskilstuna Museum of Art, Sweden.
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