Liljefors, Bruno

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Liljefors, Bruno


Born May 14, 1860, in Uppsala; died Dec. 18, 1939, in Stockholm. Swedish painter.

Liljefors studied at the Academy of Arts in Stockholm from 1879 to 1882. A representative of the national romantic trend, Liljefors is known primarily for his animal scenes. His depictions of wild beasts and birds in their natural environment reflect his astute powers of observation.


Russow, K. E. Bruno Liljefors. Stockholm, 1929.
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