GUSTAF CARLSTRÖM, Swedish 1896-1964

GUSTAF CARLSTRÖM, Swedish 1896-1964

Code: 0124


H: 85cm (33.5")W: 120cm (47.2")


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.

Represented: at

Gothenburg Art Gallery, Sweden

Gävle Museum, Sweden

Eskilstuna Museum of Art, Sweden.