Picture yourself entering the Carl Eldh Museum, where the ambiance resonates with artistic energy and a relaxed atmosphere prevails. This cozy old villa sits pretty on Bellevue park’s hill – once Eldh’s creative hub, now a charming spot for art lovers and families. It’s like a sweet Saturday plan: check out cool art, have a coffee in the lush garden, and soak up the genius of Swedish sculptor Carl Eldh.
Eldh‘s artistic brilliance manifested at a young age. Crafting his first wooden relief at just 13, he showcased his prodigious talent. His time in Paris, where he studied and exhibited, marked the start of his artistic journey. The evocative “Grieving Mother,” depicting a woman cradling her dead child, earned him accolades, including a gold medal in Paris and a permanent place in Copenhagen’s Glyptoteket.
Collaborating with renowned architects, Eldh‘s work graced Stockholm’s iconic landmarks. Notably, Stockholm City Hall houses his representative pieces like “The Song and The Dance,”. Eldh‘s sculptures embellish Sweden’s landscape, adorning prominent institutions like Uppsala Art Museum, Gothenburg Art Museum, and the Swedish Institute in Paris.
Discover the enchantment of Carl Eldh‘s legacy as his sculptures tell stories of the ages. Plan your visit to experience it firsthand: Eldh’s Ateljé