Nils Möller (1917-2004)
April Bird (Aprilfågel)
Signed 'Nils Möller 54'
12 x 9.5 ins / 30 x 24 cms
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Nils Möller was born in Nyhamnsläge, Skåne in 1917. He was a Swedish designer.
Möller studied at the Konstfackskolan (University College of Arts, Crafts and Design) in Stockholm (1942-45) and at the Konstakademiens (Royal Academy of Fine Arts) design school in 1947). He then moved to Copenhagen wher he taught at Academy of Fine Arts (1951-1952)
Möller painted figurative compositions, landscapes and provided illustrations for publications - most notably the works of Hans Christian Andersen and the Swedish poet and writer Gabriel Jönsson.
Public works include a polychrome relief in aluminum and wood (1972) in Ängelholm, and stained glass in Ängelholm parish Åvalla (1973), Munka Ljungby church (Munka Ljungby kyrka) in 1982 and Hjärnarps church (1985). Example of his work can also be seen at the National Museum in Stockholm, the Gothenburg Museum of Art (Göteborgs Konstmuseum), as well as museums in Helsingborg, Eskilstuna and Linköping.
Nils Möller died in Ängelholm, Skåne in 2004, aged 87.