Art in the Concert Hall Tor Aulin

The violinist, conductor and composer Tor Aulin (1866-1914) depicted in marble relief. The portrait from 1935 was made by Bror Chronander (1880-1964) and is recessed in the wall in the Great Hall’s foyer.

Relief in marble from 1935 depicting Tor Aulin (1866-1914), violinist, conductor and composer. Aulin was concertmaster at the Royal Theater in Stockholm 1889-1892 and also later worked as conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. He formed the highly respected Aulin Quartet in musical contexts in 1887. The portrait is recessed in the wall in the foyer of the Great Hall.

Bror Chronander (1880-1964)

Sculptor, illustrator and painter. Raised in Karlstad where he became a student in 1898. Studied in 1900 for Richard Bergh at the Swedish Artists’ Association’s school and in 1903 for Carl Wilhelmsson at Valand. Has, among other things, performed “Fiolspelaren” located at the concert hall at Heden (the sculpture was destroyed in a fire in 1928) and “Arbetarhuvud” for Göteborgs Handel- o Sjöfartstidning and the bust “Peter Wieselgren” outside the Cathedral in Gothenburg. From the 1930s onwards, C. increasingly devoted himself to portrait drawing. C. has signed over 2,000 portrait drawings.

56 x 39,5 cm

Representerad: Göteborgs konstmuseum, H.M konungens samling