Reposted blog. Is The Lady with a Veil, at the Nationalmuseum in Stockhholm, an 18th century version of the Mona Lisa? Although her smile appears broader and her gaze more direct, even with one eye nearly covered by her satin cape. She’s dressed for carnival Italian style, a combination of festival and masquerade, where […]
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Reposting of blog from previous date. Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919) often used his home life as the subject of his works, often featuring his family of eight children. The Bridesmaid is part of a series called Let There Be Light set in the Arts and Crafts interior decorated by his wife Karin.
Here’s another blog on the Vanderbilt family, reposted. A VANDERBILT COUSIN & HIS DOG OLD FRIEND, LOYAL COMPANION Shortly after All Soul’s Parish was established in 1896, George W. Vanderbilt gave the land and contributed handsomely to the endowment of the Clarence Barker Memorial Hospital incorporated on June 13, 1900. National […]
Enjoy the aftermath of Christmas with this unforgettable bouquet of roses by Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919).
Esbjorn by Carl Larsson (1853-1919) is an endearing image of the artist’s youngest son.
I’m reviving a blog I featured in March 2014 on Swedish artist Carl Larsson (1853-1919)—an artist-illustrator whose popularity among his own countrymen is comparable to Americans’ love for Norman Rockwell today. He is included in a presentation I’m giving to my classes called Nordic Impressions. Larsson and his wife Karin, near the end of the […]
Swedish artist Anders Zorn (1860-1920) may have been an international portraitist known for his depictions of monarchs and presidents, but one of his favorite subjects was the young woman pictured above.
While I’m traveling, you might take your own voyage to Venice via In My Gondola by Swedish artist Anders Zorn (1860-1920).
Swedish artist Anders Zorn (1860-1920) was an acclaimed portraitist, not only in his own country but abroad as well. However, Zorn often painted landscapes, reflecting the natural beauty of the woods at Gopsmor, where he had a cabin.
Carl Larsson (1853-1919) often depicted his children and home in such works as A Day of Celebration. I’m returning soon!