Dietrich (December 22, 1916-May 21, 2003) was an impressionist whose prolific and diverse works encompassed oil paintings, serigraphs, etchings, illustrations, drawings, and scenic and textile designs. His range of subjects included floral fantasies, landscapes, cityscapes, horses, people, sailboats and sporting scenes depicted through a harmonious interplay of color, shadow and light that informed over 2,000 works.
Born Dietrich Hermann Grunewald in Oskarstöm, Sweden, to a German textile engineer and his wife, Dietrich became interested in art at the age of 14 and later studied in Stockholm at Welamson's Art School between 1933 and 1935. Upon graduation he worked at an advertising agency, where he produced concept desig
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