A very well-made bronze portrait in full figure by the composer Wilhelm Stenhammar (1872-1927), Gothenburg Orchestra Association’s chief conductor 1907-1922. Victor Lindborg (1868-1956) made the sculpture in 1919 and the work was donated to the Gothenburg Concert Hall during the 1980s. Originally, there was a conductor’s stick in the figure’s right hand. The sculpture is in the foyer of the Great Hall.
Stenhammar has named the smaller concert hall in Gothenburg Concert Hall – Stenhammarsalen.
Victor Lindborg (1868-1956)
Studied at the technical school for 7 years. Participated in group exhibitions. Lived in Vadstena, born in Västmanland. L. has made sculptures, portrait busts, medals, medallions, including bronze and silver medals by Gustaf den V and Sibylla.
42 x 17 x 16 cm
Art with music in focus
Many of the works of art in Gothenburg Concert Hall are connected to music or have a relationship with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra. Here you will find everything from portraits of composers such as Grieg and Sibelius to Sweden's largest weave with patterns by Sven X-et Erixson.
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