Born in Orebro, Sweden on April 7, 1892. Hammargren studied at the Goteborg Art School and in Paris with Bourdelle. He was a resident of Leonia, NJ until about 1940 and then moved to Los Angeles. He died there on March 4, 1968.
Member: Nat'l Sculpture Society.
Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1947-55 (medals).
Works held in public places: Newark Museum; Brooklyn Museum.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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