Rune Hammarling took correspondence courses in drawing and painting and went as an apprentice at restorer Alf Hedman in Gävle where he worked for 17 years.
In 1981 he attended a restorer training in Copenhagen and started his own business two years later.
Hammarling has restored medieval paintings in a number of Upplandic churches and also the 1900-century paintings in Uppsala Cathedral, the University House's Aula, Carolina Rediviva, Geijersgården, as well as a number of student nations and castles in Gävle and Västerås.
Burial site: 0127-1201
Image description: Rune Hammarling does restoration work in Bälinge Church, Uppland, 1989. Photo: Rune Hammarling / Upplandsmuseet. [The image is cropped]
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