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Vårafton
  • TitleVårafton
  • Technique/ MaterialOlja på mahognypannå
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 48,5 x 60,1 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 55,6 x 67 x 4 cm
  • DatingSigned 1896
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Nils Kreuger, Swedish, born 1858-10-10, dead 1930-05-11
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 7064
  • AcquisitionPurchase 2011 funded by Axel Hirschs Fund
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Behind the naked branches stretching to the edges of the painting, a vast landscape of fields spreads below an icy blue spring sky. Spring Evening, like Spring in Halland from the 1890s, exemplifies what could be called Nils Kreuger’s fascination for the graphic qualities of spring. The lines of the ploughed furrows and the sharp silhouettes of the branches starkly accentuate the billowing landscape and correspond to the idea of stylised, decorative design.