Born1928 in Norrköping , died 1998 in Stockholmwas a Swedish painter , graphic artist and professor of graphic art at the Royal Academy of Arts . Ever since his debut in the early 1950s, he was constantly noticed as a painter and graphic artist. During the 1970s he became very popular with the public when he made pictures of berries in large piles, as well as fruits and potatoes in old boxes and in enamel buckets. His still lifes showed the smallest details and very lifelike representations, where "every berry" could be counted. He had usually grown the objects himself or found them in nature.
Philip von Schantz was professor of graphic art at the Academy of Arts 1963–1973 and director of the Modern Museum 1973–1977. In the years 1972–1988, he was chairman of the Association for Graphic Arts. Between 1987 and 1993 he was president of the Academy of Arts. In 1991 and 1992 he illustrated the Nobel diploma for Ronald Coase, Georges Charpak, and Gary S. Becker.
Royal Academy of Arts Otte Sköld's painting school Studied with André Lhote
Gummeson's art gallery Lorensberg's art salon in Gothenburg
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National Museum Östgöta art association Sweden's general art association's Stockholm salons Smithsonian Libraries Academy of Arts Galerie Aesthetica
Peer scholarship, Otte Sköld's painting school Östgöta Art Association scholarship Folket i Bild's graphics scholarship Travel scholarship, Erik Säff's fund at the Art Academy Government travel grant
In 2000, Posten AB paid tribute to von Schantz through two stamps with his motif.