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Gerhard Gyllenhammar

Full name: Gerhard Napoleon Gyllenhammar
Gender: Male
Born: February 7, 1873 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 16, 1968 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Gerhard Gyllenhammar was an artist, cartoonist, graphic artist and sculptor. From 1894-1900, he studied in Stockholm at the school of the Artists' Association and lived in Paris 1901-14. There he produced drawings for the yellow press, signed Gérard. After returning to Sweden he worked for the magazine Nya Nisse He preferred motifs from the ancient mythology, figurative compositions and port views using a variety of graphic techniques (including woodcuts, etchings, and lithographs). He also designed book illustrations. Gyllenhammar took part in the 1936 Olympic Games at Berlin with his “Pole Vaulter”. He was married to paintress Ulrika “Gully” Wallin.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 63 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Sweden SWE AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 63 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Stabhochspringer
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