Esbjorn by Carl Larsson (1853-1919) is an endearing image of the artist’s youngest son.
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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) 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!
PREVIEW OF VANLENTINE’S DAY ART, MUSIC, AND LOVE If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Was Richard Bergh (1858-1919), a popular Swedish artist in his day, thinking of William Shakespeare’s immortal words in his work After the Sitting? Romance is also the theme of what is considered Bergh’s most popular painting, Nordic […]
ON THE ARTIST’S VERANDAH A DOG’S DOMAIN That indescribably delightful feeling of seclusion from the hustle bustle of the world. Carl Larsson describing his home Lilla Hyttnas Lilla Hyttnas was the center of the artistic as well as personal life of Swedish master Carl Larsson (1853-1919). In a series of popular books, he recreated […]
Click on the work of art to enlarge or enhance it. A WEEK AT THE ART GALLERY MORE NEW ART EXHIBITIONS IN 2015 COMING MONDAY _ The above image is used solely for educational purposes. Create a gallery that extends from room to room in your home by reading Through an Artist’s Eyes: Learning to […]
PLEASE CLICK AND DOUBLE CLICK on the featured work of art. CHRISTMAS AT THE ART MUSEUM CARL LARSSON: A SWEDISH NORMAN ROCKWELL Can it really be freezing outside, just beyond popular Swedish artist Carl Larsson’s colorful dining room door? It may be winter in his native country, but the woman and […]