Raymond Wallentin 1906-1988

Karl Bernhard Raymond Wallentin was born in Kalmar on 9th September 1906. He was a Swedish painter.

Wallentin studied under the Kalmar artist Ivan Hoflund (1887-1948) in the mid 1930s before enrolling in a correspondence drawing class at Hermods (Hermods Korrespondensinstitut). Wallentin took study trips to Switzerland, Italy and France (1947), Paris (1962) and London (1965).

Wallentin regularly exhibited in Kalmar (1947, 1960, 1962, 1964 and 1965) and at the Southeast Sweden Art Association (Sydöstra Sveriges Konstförenings) Autumn Salons (1948, 1950 and 1953).

Examples of Wallentin's work are held in the collection of Kalmar Art Museum

Raymond Wallentin died in 1988, aged 82.