Sunday, 4 May 2014

Carl Larsson - Part 3

1895 Self-Portrait 
pencil and watercolour

Carl Larsson (1853 – 1919) was a Swedish artist representative of the Arts and Crafts movement. His many works include oils, watercolours and frescoes. He considered his finest work to be Midvinterblot (Midwinter Sacrifice), a large wall mural now displayed in the Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts.

For full biographical notes on Larsson see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 2 also. 

This is part 3 of a 7-part post on the works of Carl Larsson:


1894 - 1899 "Ett Hem" (At Home) book:



1899 Cover of "A Home 24 Paintings"


1894 Between Christmas and New Year ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1894 Cosy Corner ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1894 In the Corner ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1894c Flowers on the Windowsill ( from "A Home series ) 
pencil watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c A Good Place for Swimming ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1895c Breakfast under the Big Birch ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Brita's Forty Winks ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Father's Room ( from "a Home" series ) 
watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Lisbeth Fishing ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Nameday at the Storage House  ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Old Anna ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c Old Sundborn Church ( from "A Home" series ) 
watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c The Bridge ( from "A Home" series)  
pencil and watercolour

1895c The Crayfish Season Opens ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1895c The Dining Room ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1895c The Gate ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1895c The Kitchen ( from "A Home" series ) 
watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockhom

1895c The Studio ( from "A Home series ) 
pencil and  watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm 

1895c The Studio ( from "A Home series ) 
pencil and  watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895c The Timber Chute ( from "A Home series ) 
pencil and watercolour

1895c The Verandah ( from "A Home series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

 The Verandah of Larsson's house today:



1895c The Yard and Wash-House ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1897 Mamma's and the Small Girls' Room ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and  watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1899 Open-Air Studio ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1899c The Cottage ( from "A Home" series ) 
pencil and watercolour 32 x 43 cm 
National Museum, Stockholm

"The Cottage" at Sundborn today:




1894 Gustaf Upmark 
pencil and watercolour

1896 Eva Upmark 
pencil and watercolour

1894 Lisbeth Eats Porridge

1894 Lisbeth 
pencil and watercolour

1894 Lisbeth with Yellow Tulips 
pencil and watercolour 55.5 x 33 cm

1894 Suzanne 
pencil and watercolour

1894 Ulf and Pontus 
pencil and watercolour

1894 Ulf
 pencil and watercolour

1894 Ulla 
watercolour

1895 Anna Pettersson 
watercolour 45 x 61 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895 Mirror Image with Brita on my Knee 
watercolour

1895 Self Portrait with Daughter Brita 
watercolour 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1895 Stina 
watercolour 91.5 x 60 cm

1895 The Virgin Mary with Baby Jesus 
watercolour and pen on paper 26 x 19 cm

1895-96 The Art of Sculpture. Carl Michael Bellman in Sergel's Studio. 
Cartoon for Fresco in the Lower Hall of the National Museum, Stockholm 
625 x 371 cm

1896 The Construction of the Royal Palace with the Architects Nicodemus Tessin and Carl Hårleman 
oil on canvas 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1897 A Nap Outdoors 
pencil and watercolour

1897 A Swedish Fairytale 
diptych with oil on canvas, relief panel, and frame 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

1897 A Young Girl with a Doll 
pencil, pencil, pen and ink, watercolour

1897 Birgit 
watercolour

1897 Brita in the Flowerbed
 pencil and watercolour

1897 Lisbeth in the Atelier
 pencil and watercolour

1897 Lisbeth

1897 Pontus At The Etching Press

1898 Apple Tree in Blossom 
pencil and watercolour

1898 Duties 
pencil and watercolour

1898 Eva Åkerlund 
India ink on paper 62 x 39 cm

1898 Gösta 
pencil and watercolour

1898 Karin and Kersti 
watercolour

1898 Playing Scales 
pencil and watercolour

1898 Portrait of the Architect Jacob Ahrenberg 
pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache 53.5 x 36 cm 
© Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki

1898 Spring Princess 
pencil and watercolour 
Private Collection

1898 Ulf Goes Swimming 
pencil and watercolour

1899 A Fairy or Kersti and a View of a Meadow

1899 August Strindberg 
charcoal and oil on canvas 56 x 39 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1899 For Karin's Name Day 
watercolour


The old Swedish "Name Day" Calendar was, and still is, a celebration of personal names as well as traditional and religious feasts. It is now a big celebration in Sweden accompanied by parties and presents. (Karin: 2 August)

1899 Kersti

1899 Spring Sonnet
 pencil and watercolour 28 x 19.5 cm

1899c Convalescence 
watercolour 52 x 66 cm 
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm

1900 Around the Lamp 
pencil and watercolour

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