Georg Lagerstedt

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGeorg Vilhelm•Lagerstedt
Used nameGeorg•Lagerstedt
Born23 September 1892 in Agunnaryd, Ljungby (SWE)
Died24 November 1982 in Lidingö (SWE)
NOC Sweden

Biography

Swedish painter Georg Lagerstedt participated in the 1932 and 1936 Olympic Games in the Art Competitions. He studied at the Göteburg Museum School of Painting and the Arts School of Fine Arts. He then traveled and painted intensively in Spain and Morocco, and in Paris, where he studied further. Lagerstedt was one of Sweden’s most sought-after cartoonists and the first in Sweden to produce newspaper drawings that could be reproduced directly. He was also a sporting painter and sports cartoonist. Lagerstedt drew musicians, dancers and actors, and illustrated books for prominent writers. He was a cosmopolitan and spoke several languages fluently.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions SWE Georg Lagerstedt
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Unknown Event, Open (Olympic) AC
1936 Summer Olympics Art Competitions SWE Georg Lagerstedt
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Drawings And Water Colors, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) AC