Carl Larsson's Home, Family and Farm

Carl Larsson's Home, Family and Farm

Paintings From the Swedish Arts and Crafts Movement

Book - 2014
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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 Carl Larsson is one of Sweden's best-loved artists. His stunning watercolours of his home and family from the end of the nineteenth century are acclaimed as one of the richest records of life at that time. The paintings in this book are a combined collection which depict Larsson's family -- his wife Karin and their eight children -- his home in the village of Sundborn, and his farm, Spadarvet. The accompanying text provides a fascinating insight into Larsson family and farm life, and his painting techniques. Today, over 60,000 tourists a year visit Sundborn to admire Larsson's home and work. Also published as three separate volumes: A Home, A Family, and A Farm.
Publisher: Edinburgh :, Floris Books,, 2014
ISBN: 9781782500476
Branch Call Number: 759.85 Larsson
Characteristics: 102 pages :,illustrations ;,22 x 31 cm
Alternative Title: Home, family and farm


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Apr 07, 2015

Lovely book! I enjoyed both the text and beautiful images in this tribute to Carl Larsson.


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