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TIREN, Johan (1853 - 1911), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TIREN, Johan (1853 - 1911), Painter, illustrator

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 October 1853, in Själevad; died 24 August 1911, in Tirsta.

Painter, illustrator. Local scenes, landscapes.

Johan Tiren was the husband of Gerda Tiren, and the father of Niels Tiren. The painting After the Blizzard, at the museum in Stockholm, depicts a young dead Lapp, and his old mother watching over him. His works are often devoted

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