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Monday, May 6, 2013

Egron Sellif Lundgren (1815-1875, Swedish watercolor painter)


Egron Sellif Lundgren was a Swedish watercolor painter. He was born at Stockholm. He studied at the Academy of Stockholm, and afterwards in Paris under Cogniet. He sojourned in Italy, 1841–49, devoting himself to watercolors. From there he went to Spain and then to England, where he was commissioned by Queen Victoria to paint ceremonial pictures. He was sent to India during the war in 1858, the results of which expedition were a series of five hundred sketches, including numerous portraits.
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