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Art history educator

Sten Ake Nilsson, Swedish art history educator. Recipient 1st prize for essay Swedish Academy, 1976.

Background

Nilsson, Sten Ake was born on April 9, 1936 in Vinslov, Skane, Sweden.

Education

Bachelor, Lund University, Sweden, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1967. Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1963.

Career

Assistant professor Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 1967-1973, lecturer, 1973-1981, professor, 1981-2001. Vice president Swedish Institute in Rome, 1997—2001. President Ester Almqvists, Minnesfond, Lund, Sweden, 1986—2001.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Royal Swedish Academy Fine Arts (honorary), Royal Society Physiography, Royal Society Humanities, International Association Art Critics, Lucas-guild (master 1983-1985), Society Letters (Lund, president 1983-1986), American Committee for South Asian Art, Committee International d'Histoire de l'Art.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting.

Connections

Married Carin Sjölander, June 11, 1963 (divorced 1970). Married Christine Lewenhaupt, June 6, 1970. Children: Henric, Malin, Anna.

spouses:
Carin Sjölander

Christine Lewenhaupt

children:
Henric Nilsson

Malin Nilsson

Anna Nilsson