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Nordström, Folke

    Full Name: Nordström, Folke

    Other Names:

    • Folke Nordström

    Gender: male

    Date Born: unknown

    Date Died: unknown

    Home Country/ies: Sweden

    Subject Area(s): Medieval (European) and Spanish (culture or style)


    Medievalist; wrote a significant study on Goya. Nordröm was the first to note a mysterious shadow at the back of Goya’s Third of May, 1808 and hypothesize it to represent a representation of a deity.

    Selected Bibliography

    Mediaeval Baptismal Fonts: an Iconographical Study. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1984; The Auxerre Reliefs: a Harbinger of the Renaissance in France During the Reign of Philip le Bel. Uppsala: Almqvist & Wiksell International, 1974; Goya, Saturn, and Melancholy: Studies in the Art of Goya. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1962; Virtues and Vices on the 14th Century Corbels in the Choir of Uppsala Cathedral. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1956.


    "Nordström, Folke." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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