Åke Corshammar 1904-1974

Åke Albin Gideon Corshammar was born in Fredsberg, southern Sweden, on 11th November 1904. He was a Swedish painter and designer.

Corshammar studied at art schools in Berlin and Oldenburg (in Germany) and in Paris, between 1927 and 1930, under the french sculptor, painter and teacher André Lhote (1885-1962) and then at Académie des Beaux-Arts.

Corshammar taught briefly at the Båstads art school (1944-45) and exhibited regularly in Båstads, southern Sweden. He married Britta Ingegärd Hedstrom in 1947

Åke Corshammar died in 1974, aged 70