Carl Larsson's Home, Family and Farm: Paintings from the Swedish Arts and Crafts Movement (Hardcover)

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By Carl Larsson (Artist), Polly Lawson (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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Description


  • Stunning watercolour paintings by one of Sweden's best-loved artists
  • Fascinating insight into Swedish rural and artistic life in the late nineteenth century
  • Accompanied by an explanatory text giving more detail about his life and techniques

About the Author


Carl Larsson (1853-1919) was born into a poor family in Stockholm, Sweden. He was accepted to the Stockholm Academy of Fine Arts at the age of thirteen and spent several years working as a newspaper and magazine illustrator. He moved to Paris, where, as a penniless artist, he met his wife Karin, also an artist. In 1888 they moved back to Sundborn in Sweden. Carl Larsson is best known for his lovely watercolour paintings of his home and family which were popularised through a series of books.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781782500476
ISBN-10: 1782500472
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication Date: May 1st, 2014
Pages: 102
Language: English