Samúel Jónsson (1884 - 1969) was a farmer in the Westfjords of Iceland. He was also a folk artist extraordinaire and built his own church when the local church wouldn't accept his altarpiece. Then he purchased cement for his pension money and started working on a series of sculptures modeled on the palace and gardens of Alhambra. Not much has been written about this outstanding Icelandic artist and this book is a much welcome remedy to that.
Authors Ólafur J. Engilbertsson, Gerhard König & Kári G. Schram
Publisher Listasafn Samúels, 2023
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