He was born in Stockholm, the son of a railway official, Ernst Lundquist. He trained as an artist at Carl Wilhelmson's painting school in Stockholm, at the Académie Julien in Paris and at the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts (1925-1931), where Olle Hjortzberg was a teacher.
He died in Stockholm in 1994. From his marriage to Ebba Reutercrona he had two children, Hübner "Hymme" Olof Alexis Lundqvist and Emanuel "Manne" Lundquist. Hübner disappeared without a trace on the way to Gerlesborg in 1965.Wikipedia