Julia Beck was mainly a painter of French landscapes, but also painted portraits and became known as a talented calligrapher. Her plein air paintings were created outdoors in nature, unlike earlier landscape paintings, where initial sketches were later reworked in the studio. Julia Beck was born in Stockholm, where her father, Franz Beck, an immigrant from the… Continue reading The Last Ray of Sunshine
Amalia Lindegren was born an illegitimate child in May 1814. Her father was Benjamin Sandels, a mines councillor, and her mother was Anna Catharina Ekström, who later married and took the surname Lindgren. Amalia Lindegren’s own surname is seemingly a minor variation on her mother’s married name. Her mother died when Amalia Lindegren was just… Continue reading Sunday Evening in a Farmhouse in Dalecarlia
S/S TOR III goes Aground near Ängsholmssundet close to Norra Langnö and Tynningö in Stockholm archipelago summer 1948.