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Knute (Sven August) Heldner

 (1877 - 1952)
Knute (Sven August) Heldner was active/lived in Minnesota, Louisiana / Sweden.  Knute Heldner is known for bayou landscape, work genre and portrait painting, teaching.

Knute (Sven August) Heldner

Knute Heldner, born in Vederslov Smoland, Sweden was a painter and woodcarver who spent the latter part of his professional career in New Orleans, Louisiana gaining national and international recognition for his Louisiana landscapes.

His early formal training was at Karlskrona Technical School and the National Royal Academy of Stockholm.  Heldner immigrated to the United States about 1902, arriving first in Boston and moving later to the Great Lakes region.  He held a variety of jobs such as miner, cobbler and lumber camp cook in Minnesota and continued his art education at the Minneapolis School of Fine Art.  His early art work focused on the manual labor of mining and lumbering in paintings titled Veter  ...  Displaying 750 of 9307 characters.

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About  Knute (Sven August) Heldner

Born:  1877 - Vederslov Smoland, Sweden
Died:   1952 - New Orleans, Louisiana
Known for:  bayou landscape, work genre and portrait painting, teaching