Carl Wilhelm Wilhelmson was born in the village of Fiskebäcksil in
Sweden in 1866. Wilhelmson began to study painting at 14 in
Gothenburg. Between 1890 and 1897 he studied in schools in Spain,
Leipzig and Paris. After returning to Sweden he became the director of
the Valand Art School. In 1910 he opened his own school in Stockholm
and in 192% began to teach at the Royal academy in Stockholm.