This young lady is deep in thought, her arms crossed across her lap. A Quink ink, blue jacket reveals a coral red scarf at her neck. Her jaunty hat is set at a rakish angle. The background is a starry night swirl of dusty pinks and parma violets, thickly applied with great gusto.
About the Artist
Bertil Sigfrid Järnstedt (1913 -1970)
Järnstedt studied at the Technical School in Stockholm from 1935 to 1937 and at the Academy of Fine Arts in 1938–1942 and during study trips to the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and France.
Separately, he exhibited at Galerie St Lucas in Stockholm in 1944 and has subsequently exhibited separately repeatedly in Eksjö.
He participated in several Småland collection exhibitions and with Sweden's general art associations.
His art consists of figurative motifs, often with boys and girls, as well as landscapes and city views.
Järnstedt is represented at the Eksjö City Museum with the oil painting Romvägen, Sienna.
Original frame, ready to hang.
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 68 x 96
Inches: 27 x 34
CM: 55 x 83
Inches: 21 1/2 x 32 1/2
Medium: Oil on Board
Provenance: Swedish School, Signed and dated lower left