Ellen Roosval von Hallwyl
Ellen Roosval von Hallwyl (1867-1952), was a Swedish painter, sculptor and composer.
She was the daughter of Count Walther and Countess Wilhelmina von Hallwyl. She was a student of the Wallinska skolan. She married the courtier and diplomat Henrik de Maré in 1887 and was the mother of Rolf de Maré, founder of the Ballets suédois. After a scandalous divorce in 1906, Ellen remarried the art historian Johnny Roosval the year after. Roosval was twelve years her junior and her son's tutor, which created as scandal in contemporary Sweden.
During the 1920s, she exhibited her sculptures at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées.
She was given the Litteris et Artibus in 1925.
- "The Family", Hallwylska museet.
- Eva Helena Cassel-Pihl, red (1992). Wilhelminas döttrar. Stockholm: Hallwylska museet. ISSN 0282-0471