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Ansgar Almquist

Full name: Kasper Angarius "Ansgar" Almquist
Gender: Male
Born: February 4, 1889 in Tranås, Jönköping, Sweden
Died: June 15, 1973 in Lidingö, Stockholm, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Ansgar Almquist was trained as an ornamental sculptor. He studied in 1908 in Stockholm, but could not finish his studies for economic reasons. In 1909 he continued his studies in Gothenburg under Wilhelmson and then he went to Paris and attended the Colarossi Academy and the École des beaux-arts de Paris under Jean-Antoine Injalbert. In 1921 he travelled to France, England and Germany. Later, he was a teacher at the High School for Industrial Arts (1931-38) and the Stockholm Art School, both in Stockholm (1945-55). Almquist created mostly reliefs and bronze sculptures for public assignments. His works included realistic single figures and groups, nudes, portraits, and decorative works in bronze and terracotta in a certain acerbity.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 47 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Sweden SWE HM

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 47 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings HM The Walker
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