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HJERTEN, Sigrid (1885 - 1948), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HJERTEN, Sigrid (1885 - 1948), Painter

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Swedish, 20th century, female.

Born 1885, in Sundsvall; died 1948.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes, interiors, still-lifes.

De Unga Group.

[not available online] [not available online]Sigrid Hjerten went to Paris in 1909 to learn the technique of painting on fabrics. In 1910, she became a pupil of Henri Matisse. Matisse considered her to have been the most gifted of his Scandinavian students. She married the painter Isaac Grünewald

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