Arts Everyday Living: Art of Interiors–A Room With A View, An Actor Reflecting in His Studio




Carl Bloch, The Actor Kristian Mantzius in His Study, 1853, oil on canvas, Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish artist Carl Bloch (1834-1890) was especially admired for his religious themed works of art.  However, Bloch also was an accomplished portraitist, in this case, capturing his subject actor Kristian Mantzius pausing for a moment of reflection in what is likely his favorite room.



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