Lady in a Train Window
  • TitleLady in a Train Window
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 89 x 61 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 97,6 x 70,6 x 5,8 cm
  • DatingSigned 1877
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Anna Nordgren, Swedish, born 1847-05-13, dead 1916-09-10
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 7134
  • AcquisitionPurchase 2013 Hedda and N.D. Qvists Fund
  • Description
    Images and media

    The railroad was one of the most important aspects of 19th century social development. Artists were fascinated by it and it enabled them to easily get out of town to rural areas in order to paint. The train journeys provided material for countless subject matters in both the visual arts and in literature. Anna Nordgren spent a long time in both England and France. In this painting, she focuses on leave-taking, either from the family or from a fiancé.