This web site is dedicated to honouring the memory of Swedish-American artist
and illustrator Gustav Tenggren. I'm entirely responsible for its design and
maintenance. I have also written all the text material, except where something
else is stated. The content is a brief review of Tenggren's life, and it has no
pretensions on being complete, although already these short texts contains
facts, not earlier known to the public. If using them, please state the
For those who seek more thorough information on Gustaf Tenggren
remains to wait for the publishing of the biography that I have written about him,
and presently am fine-tuning. The is the result of a long time search in
archives, interviews with relatives and friends, and retrieving books and images
from auktions and private collectors. Apart from being an assembly of the
information on Gustaf known so far, it contains many new and hitherto not common
facts about the artist's life and production. My hope is that the reader will
look upon it as the standard work on Gustaf Tenggren that has been missing
for so long.
I will gladly take preliminary applications of interest for the
book; of course they will not be regarded as binding. Unfortunately it is not
yet translated, and will appear in Swedish only at beginning. But please, bear with me.
I would like to mention a couple of collectors that have let me reproduce
their artwork in the book:
Bengt Jareteg, dedicated collector of Swedish-American
art who owns more than forty works of Tenggren.
be reached on firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephen Korshak, American collector of high quality
illustration art, owns five Tenggren works.
Barry Klugerman is a great artist, art historican and authority in everything that has to do with Fine Illustration Art.
His enthusiasm and knowledge on Tenggren and other artists has been a constant support to me during the work.
His mail address is: email@example.com