Description: Leonard Gyllenhaal (1752-1840)
Location: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Source: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Comments: This portrait was painted by Per Krafft when Leonard was 66 years old . Leonard is shown decorated with his Wasa order (the green ribbon around his neck with a medallion). Information source: Vetenskapsakademiens konstsamlingar (Collection of Arts at the Academy), by Brita Stina Nordin-Pettersson. A photographic copy is in the possession of Ed Gyllenhaal; one also now hangs at Höberg, Leonard's old estate near Skara. It is used here with the kind permission of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Family Group: Database entry
Related Links: Leonard Gyllenhaal (Biography), The Story of the Mysterious Stranger (by Vivi Horn), The "Leonard" Signet Ring, Medal Issued by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences