Arts Everyday Living: The Norman Rockwell of Swedish Artists–Creative Decor to Blue Skies

 

Carl Larsson, On the Eve of the Trip to England, 1909, watercolor, Private Collection  

Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919) was the Norman Rockwell of his day, popularizing scenes of everyday life, particularly of his wife and large family in their creatively decorated home.  Yet he also placed his models in natural settings.

 

Carl Larsson, Female Figure and the Sky, 1896-1897, oil, Private Collection

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