Gunnar Fredrik Berndtson
(1854 - 1895)
Gunnar Fredrik Berndtson was active/lived in Finland. Gunnar Berndtson is known for painting.
Biography Gunnar Fredrik Berndtson
Gunnar Berndtson began studying art in the drawing room of the
Finnish Art Society in Helsinki, but as this facility only provided
instruction in drawing, he also naturally took master classes under some
well-known artists. These teachers were noted in a memorial to
Berndtson published in Finlands Allmänna Tidning (predecessor of the
contemporary Official Gazette) on 10 April 1895, which refers to the
portrait painters Erik Johan Löfgren (1825–1884) from Sweden and
Bernhard Reinhold (1824–1892) from Germany.
Perhaps because of his nationality, Reinhold is often omitted from
histories of artistic life in Helsinki. He is known to have taught some
distinguished students including Ida Silfverberg in Dres
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