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Getting Ready for a Game
  • TitleGetting Ready for a Game
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 68 x 92 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 89 x 114 x 11 cm
  • DatingSigned 1901
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Carl Larsson, Swedish, born 1853-05-28, dead 1919-01-22
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Classificationpainting
  • Inventory No.NM 1961
  • AcquisitionGift 1916
  • ExhibitedNationalmuseum, Room 1413 Turn of the 20th Century
  • Collection Highlightsأبرز الأعمال الفنية
  • Description
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    Karin and Carl Larsson’s Dalarna home figured in the launch of a new, national ideal of interior decoration. Rejecting mass production, they mixed older vernacular and upper-class furniture with textiles and chairs of their own design. This was a home created by both husband and wife, but in Carl’s work Karin’s artistry disappears. She is presented as the homemaker, the “eternally feminine” according to the contemporary norm.