(1869 - 1917)
Ivan Agueli was active/lived in Sweden, Egypt, Spain. Ivan Agueli is known for minature post-impressionist painting, symbolism, writing.
Biography Ivan Agueli
Ivan Agueli (born John Gustaf Agelii) (May 24, 1869 - October 1, 1917) also named Sheikh 'Abd al-Hadi 'Aqili upon his conversion to Islam, was a Swedish wandering Sufi, (committed to mysticism of Islam) painter and author. As a devotee of Ibn Arabi, his metaphysics applied to the study of Islamic esoterism and its similarities with other esoteric traditions of the world.
His art was a unique form of miniature Post-Impressionism where he used the blend of colours to create a sense of depth and distance. His unique style of art made him one of the founders of the Swedish contemporary art movement.
Ivan Aguéli was born John Gustaf Agelii in the small Swedish town of Sala in 1869, the son of veterinarian Johan Gabriel Ageli
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