Nils Asp (1916-1987)
Hästmarknad (Horse Market)
Woodcut (170 / 300)
Signed Nils Asp 49
10 x 12 ins / 26 x 30 cms
Collection Moderna Museet Ref. NMG 613/1952
Nils Anton Georg Ragnar Asp was born in Stockholm on 18th October 1916. He was a Swedish artist
Asp attended the Technical School (Tekniska Skolan), Stockholm (1933-1939) and with the Swedish artists Edvin Ollers (1888-1959) and Edward Berggren (1878-1961) for a year in 1935. Study trips included Denmark, Norway, Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
Asp exhibited at the annual 'Unga Tecknare' salon, Stockholm (1942, 1943 and 1946) as well as group exhibitions in Helsingborg, Höganäs and Uddevalla.
Examples of Nils Asp's works are held in the collection of Moderna Museet, Stockholm; the Art Gallery at the Bohuslän Museum and King Gustav VI Adolf's collection
Nils Asp died in Stockholm on 22nd August 1987, aged 70.