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Esbjörn at the Study Corner
  • Esbjörn at the Study Corner

    TitleEsbjörn at the Study Corner
  • Technique/ MaterialWatercolour
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 63 x 95 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 88 x 120 x 11 cm
  • DatingSigned 1912
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Carl Larsson, Swedish, born 1853-05-28, dead 1919-01-22
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NMB 2098
  • AcquisitionGift 1976 estate of director John W. Andersson
  • Description
    Artist/Maker
    Images and media

    Carl and Karin Larsson made a life for themselves in Dalarna, which steered away from modern city life. At the same time, their philosophy of life was modern and innovative. They introduced strong colours, like the blue of the old Baroque cupboard. The children were allowed to take up space on terms corresponding more to that of adults. Esbjörn is doing his homework at a place traditionally reserved for “the master of the house”.