October, 2017 | Online Art Museum - Part 2

Month: October 2017

Hjerten, Sigrid (1885-1948) – Harbor Photo – View from the Studio to Stadsgardskajen (Private Collection)

Sigrid Hjertén was a Swedish modernist painter. Hjertén is considered a major figure in Swedish modernism. Periodically she was highly productive and participated in 106 exhibitions. She worked as an artist for 30 years before succumbing to complications from a lobotomy for schizophrenia. Sigrid Hjertén was born in Sundsvall in 1885. She studied at the…