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AKESSON, Jonas (<i>born</i> 1879), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AKESSON, Jonas (born 1879), Painter

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Malmö.

Painter. Portraits.

Initially a soldier, Jonas Akesson began to study painting in 1901 at the art academy in Stockholm. In 1904 he stayed in Paris. While continuing to send works to Swedish exhibitions, he took part in the Salon des Artistes Français, receiving an honourable mention in 1905. His open-air painting of Summer was exhibited in Stockholm in 1906. In

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