Lot 202
  • 202

Inge Schiöler

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
Sold
11,250 GBP
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Description

  • Inge Schiöler
  • Sommardag Koster (summer's day in koster)
  • signed INGE SCHIÖLER / 1966 lower left; numbered 770 by Gunnar Hjortens on the reverse
  • oil on canvas
  • 42 by 34cm., 16½ by 13¼in.

Provenance

Acquired by the mother of the present owner from the family of the artist in the 1950s

Catalogue Note

The Koster Islands are two islands west of Strömstad, off Sweden's west coast, and were the inspiration for many of Schiöler's paintings.

Gunnar Hjortens was Inge Schiöler's exclusive dealer from 1956. He ran a gallery in Gothenburg called God Konst (Good Art). Visiting Koster for the first time in 1956, he was struck by Schiöler's work and went on to organise annual exhibitions for the artist and kept an inventory of the paintings (which he numbered in green on the reverse) as he went along.

FIG.1: Inge Schiöler at work en plein air, 1970

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