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Jewish Painter Named to Swedish Royal Academy

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The Jewish painter, Isaac Gruenewald, has been appointed professor at the Royal Academy of Art in this city.

Professor Gruenewald, who is 42 years of age, is regarded in Sweden as the most significant representative of the younger generation of painters in the country.

He studied for many years in Paris, where he was a pupil of the great French painter Henri Matisse. He held his first one-man exhibition in Stockholm in 1909. He has produced a large number of works, portraits, landscapes, water colors and drawings. He is primarily a colorist and his decorative sense has led him to the theatre, where he has made scenery for “Samson and Delilah,” “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Oberon,” and other productions.

Gruenewald is well represented in the Stockholm National Museum, and the Goeteborger Art Museum.

His latest exhibition in Stockholm was a record with an attendance of over 30,000 visitors.

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