Abstract Drawing by Bengt Orup

Abstract Drawing by Bengt Orup


Graphite and colored pencil on paper
9 1/2″ x 7″

An abstract, geometric drawing with a serene energy, by Bengt Orup.

Orup (1916-1996), was one of the leading figures in post-war modernism in Sweden. He trained in both Sweden and Paris, and returned to his native country to work and teach. He is also well-known for the glass he made. His work is widely collected: there are examples in the permanent collections of the Moderna museet, the MOMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum and many more.

Signed and dated, in a simple white frame measuring 16 1/2″ x 13 1/2″.

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