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Carl Gunne

Full name: Carl Mikael Gunne
Gender: Male
Born: September 29, 1893 in Sundsvall, Västernorrland, Sweden
Died: May 3, 1979 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Swedish painter Carl Mikael Gunne studied law in Uppsala. In his early youth, he had been a student of painter [Helmer Osslund]. For a short time, he served as attaché at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1921, he joined the National Museum as a teaching assistant, whose collection of modern paintings and sculptures he later headed (1932-37). In 1923-24 he held the position as secretary of the “Board for supporting the artistic activity in Sweden”. He painted mainly city views of Stockholm and Uppsala, as well as landscapes from places in France, Italy, Spain and Holland, but he also painted portraits of famous personalities. His first exhibition was at Stockholm in 1913. Gunne belonged to a group of artists that was later called “Optimists”. For many years, he travelled to France annually, and was a participant in the art competitions at the 1936 Olympic Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 42 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Sweden SWE AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 42 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Ringer
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