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Mrs Anna Flensburg
  • TitleMrs Anna Flensburg
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 130 x 87 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 139 x 95 x 5 cm
  • DatingSign. 1887
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Mina Carlson-Bredberg, Swedish, born 1857, dead 1943
  • Depicted PersonAnna Flensburg
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Classificationpainting
  • Inventory No.NM 2675
  • AcquisitionPurchased 1928
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Mina Carlson-Bredberg painted her sister Anna on a visit to her studio in Paris. Anna wears a plain and simple skirt with the suggestion of a bustle. The bodice has been decorated with rather course bobbin-lace, which is also used on the cuffs. She wears a hat and has a fringe, something which became fashionable in the 1880s. A red cape edged in tassels is draped over her left shoulder. Carlson-Bredberg studied and worked in Paris for seven years. Amongst other things, she exhibited at the Paris World’s Fair of 1889.