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Ossian Elgström

Full name: Josef David Ossian Elgström
Gender: Male
Born: November 19, 1883 in Strövelstorp, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden
Died: May 20, 1950 in Båstad, Skåne, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions


Ossian Elgström was an illustrator, ethnologist and writer, who studied in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Paris. He was especially fascinated by the Arctic peoples in Siberia, Lapland and Greenland. He studied them, their lifestyles and myths, which he presented in several books and in paintings. Later, he created plenty of portraits of famous Swedish personalities such as King Gustaf VI Adolf , Eric von Rosen, Gustaf Bolinder und Sven Lidman.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 52 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Sweden SWE AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 52 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Trabsport
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