Gunnar A Hallstrom
(1875 - 1943)
Gunnar A Hallstrom was active/lived in Sweden. Gunnar Hallstrom is known for figure and landscape painting.
Biography Gunnar A Hallstrom
"Gunnar Hallstrom was born the 2 May, 1875 at Stockholm. He
studied from 1893 to 1897 at the Academy of Arts, and has resided
during the past ten years at Bjorko in Lake Malaren. In this beautiful
island, where the town of Birka was once situated, and where the French
Ansgar, in the middle of the ninth century, first preached the
Christian faith, there still survives something of the ancient Swedish
peasant culture, and this profoundly imaginative artist has made Bjorko
the focus of his esthetic activity. He paints and draws not only
ancient graves, over which birches are soughing, but also young, living
Sweden — light-haired men and women, dancing roamed the Walpurgis Night
fires, or speeding on skis over t
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