Lars Jonsson

Lars Jonsson

Lars Jonsson, b.1952, is an artist, writer and ornithologist. In 2002 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Uppsala. In his art Jonsson depicts birds and their habitats and he has also published a number of books on birdlife and nature. Lars Jonsson often works outdoors and paints what he sees in his spotting scope. Many of his watercolours and oil paintings are painted in situ. His studio work is based on his sketchbooks comprising thousands of studies and sketches of birds, landscapes, light effects and compositional sketches.

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