Alexander AKERBLADH

1886—1960

Swedish-born (Sundeswall) painter and architect, who studied at Glasgow School of Art (1900), St John's Wood School of Art (1916), and the following year in Munich. He spent most of his artistic life in Britain with Chelsea studios though exhibiting widely. He finally settled in South Africa in 1960, aged 73, where he died the same year. Introduced at STIAC in 1923 (Nov).