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Bruno Liljefors

1860 - 1939
Painter
Origin: Uppsala, Sweden
Born: May 14, 1860
Died: December 18, 1939

Noted for his combined painting style of realism and impressionism, Bruno Liljefors was born on May 14, 1860 in Uppsala, Sweden. As a child Liljefors spent his time drawing and exploring the outdoors. Liljefors studied under K.G. Holmgren and at Stockholm Royal Academy of Art. He left the Academy and traveled abroad, studying for a short time under animal painter C.F. Deiker. He married Anna Olofsson in 1887 whom he divorced and in 1895 married her younger sister Signe Olofsson. Liljefors, an active falconer, drew his inspiration from observations noted in the wild. He died on December 18, 1939 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Eider Ducks by the Sea
1912, Oil on Canvas
Bruno Liljefors
Uppsala, Sweden, 1860 - 1939
Peregrine Attacking Mallard
1929, Oil on Canvas
Bruno Liljefors
Uppsala, Sweden, 1860 - 1939
Pine Martin Attacking Cock Capercaillie
1923, Oil on Canvas
Bruno Liljefors
Uppsala, Sweden, 1860 - 1939