Leander Engström Artist (1886-1927) studied with Henri Matisse in Paris and at the Artists' Union school in Stockholm. Engström was part of the artist group De unga together with, among others, Isaac Grünewald and others. Engström found inspiration in Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Cézanne. In 1920-1922 he stayed in Italy to study the Hungarian Renaissance. During that time he approached the new reality. Leander Engström was one of the most significant of Matisse's students.