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Svante Berg

 (1885 - 1946)
Svante Berg was active/lived in Italy, Sweden.  Svante Berg is known for modernist painting.

Svante Berg

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Svante Bergh was a Swedish painter, who with free method of painting and vivid colors, became a leader of modernism in Scandinavia.  At age 14 began his artistic training at the Technical School in Malmo, his birthplace. 

Between 1903 and 1907, he studied in Dresden, Germany with the Danish artist, Albert Pedersen.  Then from 1907 to 1909, he was in Stockholm, and from 1909 to 1912 in Copenhagen at Zahrtmann's School.

Then he returned to Paris, where he stayed until the beginning of World War I, and there he was much influenced by Impressionism and Cubism. 

His painting is represented at the National Museum in Sweden.


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About  Svante Berg

Born:  1885 - Malmo, Sweden
Died:   1946
Known for:  modernist painting