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Leif Sodergren - Fine Artist

Leif Sodergren

Goteborg - Sweden

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My name is Leif Sodergren and I live in Gothenburg, SWEDEN.   I paint in an old Folk Art style from the province of Dalarna.   The large floral decorations (kurbits) which you find in all my paintings is an invented, fantastical symbol of vegetal fertility based on a gourd or pumpkin of biblical legend, principally used for ornamentation in Swedish folk art and on painted furniture and domestic objects.   Very popular between 1720 and 1870, particularly in Dalarna and southern Norrland, the paintings and murals have mostly biblical motifs, such as 'The Triumphant Entrance of The Queens of Sheba to...more
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Zaccheus in the Tree by Leif Sodergren
 

Zaccheus in the Tree by Leif Sodergren

Jonah and the Whale by Leif Sodergren
 

Jonah and the Whale by Leif Sodergren

Jesus enters the gate of Jerusalem by Leif Sodergren
 

Jesus enters the gate of Jerusalem by Leif Sodergren

Three Men Dancing by Leif Sodergren
 

Three Men Dancing by Leif Sodergren

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