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After the Bath
  • TitleAfter the Bath
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas mounted on cardboard
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 53,5 x 36,5 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 93 x 76 x 3 cm
  • DatingSigned 1895
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Anders Zorn, Swedish, born 1860-02-18, dead 1920-08-22
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 1952
  • AcquisitionGift of Florence Löwenadler 1916
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    In Zorn’s early paintings on this theme, such as After the Bath from 1895, the women often seem unaware of the spectator. They do not seem to be posing, but simply captured on canvas. This spontaneous character is naturally false, and the nudity is a vital element in the painting. Nevertheless, these paintings are not primarily erotic but also about rendering the effects of life.