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Folke Persson

Full name: Folke Natanael Persson
Gender: Male
Born: January 23, 1905 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Died: July 24, 1964 in Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Country: SWE Sweden
Sport: Art Competitions


Folke Persson was a Swedish visual artist, graphic artist, and craftsman who studied book art and graphics at the Handicraft Society School in Göteberg, at the Art Academy in Stockholm, and traveled through several European countries and North Africa. Many summers he spent in scenic places in Sweden, often with fellow painters. He was an impressionist, who painted portraits of the environment, landscapes from Bohuslän, railway embankments and harbor scenes. Persson also produced theater decorations, illustrated his own and others’ books, and performed lithographs and book bindings. His second wife was artist Britt-Carin (Britta) Krüger.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Sweden SWE AC

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Art Competitions Sweden Final Standings AC Vor dem Winde segeln
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