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Svante Kede

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Name  Svante Kede
Died  1955

Svante Gustav Adolf Kede (1877 in Stockholm – 1955 in Stockholm), was a Swedish artist and painter.

Svante Kede studied in Paris from 1904 to 1908. Some of his artist friends while studying in Paris were Erik Tryggelin, David Wallin, Otto Strandman, Svante Nilsson and Fritz Lindstrom. Fritz Lindstrom was already then a member of Rackstad colony artists, Rackengruppen, in Varmland in Sweden, where Gustaf Fjaestad was the leading artist.

He also spent some time in Tahiti in the 1920s. He made trips to Spain, Morocco and the Pacific Islands. Svante Kede has painted landscapes and figure motifs from Spain and Northern Africa, the mountains of Lapland and landscapes, and figure motifs from Tahiti.

Svante Kede is represented in Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, Moderna Museet i Stockholm and the art museums in Norrkoping, Norrkopings Konstmuseum, Vasteras, Vasteras Konstmuseum and Karlskrona, Karlskrona Konstmuseum.


  • Svante Kede in Konstnarslexikonett Amanda (Swedish)
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    Svante Kede Wikipedia

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