"is a well-known Norwegian artist. He studied in Oslo, Norway, and in Paris, and worked as an illustrator on Sunday newspapers and magazines. He fled Norway via England after the invasion and came to the United States in 1941 where he specialized in landscape and figure painting. He left the U.S.A. this spring for overseas duty" (Modern Art in Advertising).
*Both the artist Sigurd Sodergaard and Persia Abbas were aliases of artist George Korff, who also appears in this collection.