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Barbro Nilsson
(Sweden, 1899-1983)
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.
Barbro nilsson, a tapestry, "solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed ab mmf bn.

A TAPESTRY, "Solen", a tapestry variant, ca 242 x 110 cm, signed AB MMF BN

(AB Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Barbro Nilsson). A sewn on label at the back: Vävd på Barbro Nilssons verkstad, Norra Smedjegatan 21, Stockholm, av Edith Johansson, Marie-Lise Brack och Christina Lindmark. Designed in 1966. In all the seven designs ordered by Sydsvenska Kraft AB there is the mythological animal "Bäckahästen" as a symbol for the natural forces. Several patterns have metal threads. (Unique).

Slightly faded and dirty, insignificantly worn, minor stains and damages.

Droit de suite: Yes
Estimate: 

40 000 - 60 000 SEK

3 824 - 5 736 EUR

Provenance

Sydsvenska Kraft AB:s, Sydkrafts, now E.ONs office in Malmö.

Literature

Lundgren, Tyra: Märta Måås-Fjetterström och väv-verkstaden i Båstad, Stockholm 1968, plate No. 60 (one of the seven tapestries designed for Sydsvenska Kraft AB in Malmö); Möller, Viggo Sten: En bok om Barbro Nilsson, Stockholm/Barcelona 1977, text and colour plates pages 38-41, 84-85; Hansson, Ewa och Pettersson, Gert-Ove: Konsten i Sydkraftkoncernen, Malmö, colour plates 30-30g.

Purchasing info
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Anette Granlund
Stockholm
Anette Granlund
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