Ivan Jordell 1901-1965

Tord Ivan Jordell was born on 19th July 1901 in Katrineholm, Sweden. He was a Swedish painter of landscapes, cityscapes and portraits.

Jordell attended Skånska Målarskolan, Malmö (1930-31). His first solo exhibition was at the Malmö Museum (1932).

In 1937 he became a member of the Konstföreningen Aura (Aura Art Association)

Jordell exhibited again at the Malmö Museum (1940) followed by an exhibition at the Gothenburg Art Gallery (Göteborgs Konsthall) in 1945 - and again in 1946 with the sculptor Nanna Ullman (1888-1964). He exhibited at the Linköping Museum alongside the artists Martin Emond (1895-1965) and Felix Hatz (1904-1999) in 1950

Examples of Jordell's work are held in the collections of the National Museum and Moderna Museet, Stockholm; the Malmö Museum; Gothenburg Art Museum and Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen.

Jordell died in Malmö in 1965, aged 64.