Mid Century Swedish lithograph 'Football Match' Erland Melanton
Mid Century Swedish lithograph 'Football Match' Erland Melanton (1916-1968)
Stunning cubist Swedish lithograph of a football match.
About the artist
Erland Melanton (1916-1968)
Studied at the Department of Mural Painting at the Higher School of Art and Design in Stockholm 1938-1943 and became a teacher of watercolor painting at the School of Art in 1946.
He also studied mosaic techniques at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ravenna 1946-1947 and mural painting at the Conservatory of Florence in 1949.
He was a freelance teacher. painting at Konstfack 1949-1963, professor of painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm from May 1963.
Erland Melanton was married to Kaisa Melanton from 1943 . He was a member of the Academy of Fine Arts and is represented at the National Museum in Stockholm.
Original frame, ready to hang.
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 75 x 40
Inches: 29 1/2 x 16
CM: 63 x 27
Inches: 25 x 10 1/2
Medium: Lithograph under glass
Provenance: Swedish School, signed lower right. numbered 10/260 lower left
Date; Mid Century
Condition; Very Good, minor bumps and chips to frame.