Karl von Rydingsvard
(1863 - 1941)
Karl von Rydingsvard was active/lived in New York, California, Maine / Sweden. Karl Rydingsvard is known for furniture woodcarving, teaching.
Biography Karl von Rydingsvard
"A Swedish-Born Carver’s Celtic Knots and Norse Monsters
Antiques," by Eve M. Kahn, March 31, 2016, Art & Design Section, The New York Times
A forgotten collection of oak furniture by the Swedish-born carver Karl von Rydingsvard goes on view Sunday at the American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia, returning this craftsman to the public eye a century after he briefly rose to fame.
Carrie Hogan, the museum’s senior curator, borrowed the antiques from descendants of a friend of the von Rydingsvard family. She has tracked down his other works from the early 1900s, including roomfuls of furniture carved for American industrialists. He rarely signed his chairs, chests, tables and panels, which he decorated wit
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