Rolf Gösta Calmeyer

American/Swedish/Norwegian, 1927 - 2022

Composition, ca. 1960s
Oil on Masonite
24 x 28 inches (framed 30 x 34 inches)

Rolf Gösta Calmeyer was born in New York in 1927. His parents, who were originally from Sweden and Norway, moved to Stockholm with him in 1928. Calmeyer’s father had been a notable industrial designer, who designed the “cobra telephone”. Calmeyer also painted under the name Nystedt Lysell. He was best known as a Swedish illustrator and fine artist.

He died in 2022.

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