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View of a Garden, Linköping
  • View of a Garden, Linköping

    TitleView of a Garden, Linköping
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 69 x 95 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 103,5 x 129 x 9 cm
  • DatingMade 1887 - 1888
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Johan Fredrik Krouthén, Swedish, born 1858, dead 1932
  • CategoryPaintings
  • Classificationpainting
  • Inventory No.NM 7080
  • AcquisitionPurchase 2011 Hedda and N.D Qvist Fund
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Krouthén is linked with the many depictions of apple trees in bloom and red, wooden houses he painted during the latter part of his career. This work is one of his early productions and depicts a young doctor and his family in their garden in Linköping. What stands out is the careful attention to detail and the accomplished rendering of the overall atmosphere of the scene – something sought after in 1880s plein-air painting and which was learnt in France.