Who is Ivan Aguéli?
Ivan Aguéli was born John Gustaf Agelii in the small Swedish town of Sala in 1869, the son of veterinarian Johan Gabriel Agelii. Through his mother, he was related to the 18th century Swedish metaphysician Emanuel Swedenborg. Between the years 1879–1889 Aguéli conducted his studies in Gotland and Stockholm.
What happened to Ivan Aguéli’s paintings after he died?
After Aguéli’s death, Prince Eugen Bernadotte, who was known as a patron of artists, made certain to return his paintings and belongings to Sweden. The Fountain of Ivan Aguéli in Sala. In Sweden, Aguéli is admired as a celebrated contemporary painter.
Where can I find the paintings of Henrik Aguéli?
In Sweden, Aguéli is admired as a celebrated contemporary painter. Most of his paintings are found at the Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Modern Art and the Aguéli Museum in Sala.
What happened to Mikael Aguéli?
Stranded in Spain, Aguéli lacked the funds to continue back to Sweden. In Spain, Aguéli was left without money to return to Sweden and on October 1, 1917 he was killed by a train at a rail crossing in the village of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat outside Barcelona.