Signe Palmblad (1870- )
Signe Palmblad was born March 12, 1870 in Stockholm Sweden.
A Swedish-American artist, she was widely known for her Swedish peasants. She was a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating at the age of 53. She also specialized in landscape painting.
She was affiliated with the All-Illinois Society of the Fine Arts, The Austin, Oak Park and River Forest Art League, the Swedish artists and the Swedish-American Association. Her studio was at 1119 North Mayfield Avenue.
Catalog: Century of Progress exhibition by artists of Illinois.1933. Additional information from the Illinois Historical Art Project.
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, researcher from Lansing, Michigan.