Anders Zorn


Anders Zorn

Anders Leonard Zorn (February 18, 1860August 22, 1920) was a Swedish painter, sculptor and printmaker in etching.

Biography

Zorn was born in Mora, Dalarna. He studied at Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm, Sweden from 1875-1880. He travelled extensively to London, Paris, the Balkans, Spain, Italy and the United States, becoming an international success as one of the most acclaimed portrait painters of his era. His sitters included three American Presidents, one of whom was Grover Cleveland in 1899. Zorn is also famous for his nude paintings and realistic depictions of water.

Some of his most important works can be seen at Nationalmuseum (National Museum of Fine Arts) in Stockholm. Among them is "Midsummer Dance" (1897), a depiction of dancers in the evening light of a rural Midsummer Eve celebration. Other museums holding works by Zorn include the Musée d'Orsay in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

The Zorn Collections in Mora (Dalarna County, Sweden) is a museum dedicated to the works of Anders Zorn. It was designed by Ragnar Östberg and opened in 1939.

At the 1900 Paris Universal Exposition, he received the French Legion of Honour.

Gallery

References

*Birnbaum, Britta (1985). "Paintings at Nationalmuseum". Stockholm: Nationalmuseum. ISBN 91-7100-273-1
*Lidbeck, Sven (2007). "Anders Zorn Etchings - Catalogue Raisonné 2007". Stockholm: Zorn Gallery. ISBN 978-91-631-8962-3

External links

* [http://www.anderszorn.info Online gallery]
* [http://www.zorn.se/engmain.html Zorn Collections]
* [http://www.painterskeys.com/clickbacks/anders-zorn.asp "Anders Zorn", an essay by artist Robert Genn]


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