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BORG, Carl Oscar (1879 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BORG, Carl Oscar (1879 - 1947), Painter, watercolourist, engraver

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA and in France.

Born 1879, in Grinstad; died 1947.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Landscapes.

Carl Oscar Borg was apprenticed to a painter/decorator before leaving for North America where he lived a nomadic life as a fur trapper. He travelled extensively in North and South America, Morocco, Spain and Egypt and spent time in Venice, Naples and Rome, producing

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