Arts Everyday Living: Edvard Munch’s Ideal—Portrait of Eva, the Soul of Beauty

 

EDVARD MUNCH’S IDEAL

PORTRAIT OF EVA, THE SOUL OF BEAUTY

Edvard Munch The Brooch

Edvard Munch, The Brooch, Eva Mudocci, 1903, lithograph, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway

There will be pictures of real people who breathed, suffered, felt, loved.

Edvard Munch, St. Cloud Manifesto, 1889

Women were an essential part of the art of Edvard Munch (1863-1941); among his models was Eva Mudocci, a talented British violinist whom he befriended.

To view more of Munch’s female interpretations, click:

Beyond the Scream: Three Girls on a Bridge

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

 

 

 

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