1942, Swedish Still Life Painting, 'Hyacinth.' BIRGIT HYGRELL (1903 -1972)
Swedish Still Life oil Painting BIRGIT HYGRELL (1903 -1972)
Joyous mid-century painting depicting a wedding-white, hyacinth in full flower, its rustling tissue paper wrapped around a terracotta pot. Loosely painted in an impressionist style with happy dabs of spring fresh colour.
About the artist
Birgit studied at Valand's painting school in Gothenburg in 1922 and at the Stockholm Academy of the Arts 1922-1925.
Regular study trips to France, Italy and Switzerland.. She carried out a large number of solo exhibitions and regularly participated in the Västerås artists' exhibitions. Among her public works is a mural at Jakobsbergsskolan in Västerås.
Her art consists of still lifes , figures, portraits , boats, architecture and landscape motifs from Stockholm and St. Tropez. Hygrell is represented at Västerås Art Museum .
Original gilt frame with minor wear, ready to hang
Frame: Width X Height
CM 43 x 57
Inches: 17 x 22 1/2
CM: 30 x 44
Inches: 12 x 17 1/4
Medium: Oil on board
Provenance: Swedish School, signed and dated lower right and verso