(1850 - 1883)
Carl Skanberg was active/lived in Sweden. Carl Skanberg is known for coastal, harbor paintings (Venice).
Like many artists of his generation came Carl Skånberg from simple conditions. He himself was reticent about his background. His father was a shoemaker and disappeared early while the mother moved to Stockholm when his son was slight.15 years old, he went to Stockholm, where he got a job as a sign painter. He studied at the Academy of Arts 1871-1874, and was a fellow student with, among others, Ernst Josephson, Carl Fredrik Hill and Carl Larsson. He was popular among his friends and the nickname Skånis he became the focal point of the Swedish circle of friends in Paris who lived a bohemian life, often on credit, in anticipation of the great fame. There are many anecdotes about how he always found the advice, despite the sometimes glaring la ... Displaying 750 of 3432 characters.