Anders Zorn

Sweden's Master Painter

Presentation

After the Carl Larsson exhibition in 2014, the Petit Palais is devoting a major retrospective to the work of Anders Zorn (1860-1920), the other central figure of Swedish painting at the turn of the 19th-century. During his lifetime, Zorn achieved great renown as a portrait painter and etcher.

Along with Sargent, Sorolla, Boldini, and Besnard, he was one of the most visible disciples of an international style that was both modern and masterful, where energetic brushwork combined with bold composition and lighting to create elegant portraits that were also great works of art. This first retrospective in Paris should mark the return to grace of a master who remains very popular in Scandinavia, and was celebrated with success in San Francisco and New York in 2013-2014.

In addition to showcasing the society portraitist and champion of Swedish folklore and nature, this exhibition reveals his remarkable talent as a watercolourist and etcher, as well as his heretofore unknown photography skills. This presentation boasts some of the most beautiful pieces from the Zorn Museum in Mora and exceptional works from the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm, a project partner, along with loans from other Scandinavian and French institutions.

CURATORS :

Johan Cederlund, Director of Zornmuseet

Mora Carl-Johan Olsson, Curator of 19th-century paintings at the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm

Christophe Leribault, Director of the Petit Palais

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Admission information

Pricing
Full price : 10 euros
Reduces price : 7 euros
Free : - 18 years old

Media

Vidéo Paris Musées
Exposition Anders Zorn | Petit Palais

Anders Zorn, le maître de la peinture suédoise <br />au Petit Palais, musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris <br />du 15 septembre 2017 au 17 décembre 2017 <br /> <br />Plus d'information : http://www.petitpalais.paris.fr/expositions/anders-zorn

Autour de l'exposition

Publication

Anders Zorn, peintre suédois
Christophe Leribault, Johan Cederlund, Vibeke Röstorp, Carl-Johan Olsson
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