Lea (Lundgren) Ahlborn
(1826 - 1897)
Lea (Lundgren) Ahlborn was active/lived in Sweden. Lea Ahlborn is known for printmaking, medalist.
Biography Lea (Lundgren) Ahlborn
Lea Lundgren Ahlborn was a famous Swedish artist. She was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts, and the first woman to be appointed Royal Printmaker. The position of Royal Printmaker was public office, and thereby also made her the first female official in Sweden.
As the child of printmaker Ludvig Lundgren, Lea Fredrika Ahlborn early decided to follow him in his profession. In 1849, she, as well as Amalia Lindegren and Agnes Börjesson, became one of the four women who were given permission to study art at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts.
In 1851, she made a study-trip to Paris with her teacher Carl Gustaf Qvarnström (1810-1867) and her brother Pehr Henrik, where she worked with the sculptor Toussaint, the printmaker
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