What is the Bærtling Foundation?
The Bærtling Foundation is a charitable endowment fund supervised by the County Administrative Board of Stockholm. The foundation was established in 1983 by Lisa von Roxendorff-Bærtling, widow of the artist Olle Bærtling. The purpose of the foundation is to promote constructive art and manage the artistic legacy of Olle Bærtling.

Does the foundation provide grants?
The foundation awards scholarships. It is not possible to apply for a scholarship from the foundation.

Does the foundation verify the authenticity of artworks?
The foundation does not authenticate or appraise artworks.

Does the foundation have a collection of Olle Bærtling’s works?
The foundation has a large collection of artworks by Olle Bærtling. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, prints, architectural models, and textiles. The foundation loans works from the collection to museums and cultural institutions in Sweden and abroad. For loan inquiries, please contact us at info@baertling.com.

Does the foundation sell artworks or products?
The foundation does not sell artworks or its own products.

How do I obtain permission to reproduce a photograph or an image of an artwork?
To use images of Olle Bærtling’s works, please contact Bildupphovsrätt i Sverige, e-mail bildupphovsratt@bildupphovsratt.se, phone 08-545 533 80.

Where can I order high-resolution images of artworks?
The foundation can provide high-resolution images of works from the foundation’s collection. If you are interested in high-resolution images for publication in books, articles, or dissertations, please contact us at info@baertling.com.

Is the foundation’s archive available for research?
The foundation manages Olle Bærtling’s archive. The majority of the material is stored at the National Archives in Stockholm under the name Bærtlingarkivet. The archive is restricted and can be made accessible to researchers and curators. To apply for access to the Bærtling Archive, please contact us at info@baertling.com.