Whilst this book is superb, a lot of Zorns works are left out. You DO though get a very good selection, but some of his landscapes with land girls are missing?
Just a little point......I wished they’d printed the sizes and dates of the paintings under the actual plates. Instead, they’re in the index at the back. Why have an index? It’s a clumsy way to do it. You have to keep on turning backwards and forwards to see information.
I love this artist so much.......recommended.
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Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter Hardcover – Illustrated, 29 October 2013
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Accompanying a major retrospective of Anders Zorn’s work, this is the first volume in English to explore the Swedish Impressionist’s entire career in depth. Anders Zorn (1860–1920) is one of Sweden’s most accomplished and beloved artists. Renowned for his light, expressive watercolors, he attained mastery of the genre at an early age and later applied his techniques to oil painting. Zorn is often compared with the artists John Singer Sargent and Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida, contemporaries who also were known for their portraits of high-society figures. Taking up residence in London and then in Paris, Zorn established himself as an international portrait painter, depicting fashionable clients in a style both elegant and relaxed. He became a favorite among wealthy American collectors, bankers, and industrialists who sat for him, including art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner and three U.S. presidents. Although perhaps best known for his portraits, Zorn brought equal skill to painting genre scenes and views of nature. This handsome volume provides a thorough introduction to the artist and his works, from portraiture to landscapes and his famous nudes. Four illustrated essays are accompanied by a chronology, selected bibliography, an exhibition checklist, and an index.
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“...a richly illustrated catalog explores the life and work of a masterful painter.” ~Antique and Arts Weekly
About the Author
Johan Cederlund is director of the Zorn Museum in Mora, Sweden. Hans Henrik Brummer was director of the Zorn Museum from 1972 to 1989. He also served as a professor at UCLA and as director general for the National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm. Per Hedström is deputy director of collections at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Stockholm. James A. Ganz is curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
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Comparable and as superb as Manet or Degas.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 January 2020
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Excellent.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 June 2020
A beautifully presented book, with excellent reproductions and quality essays.
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Brilliant Reproductions of his workReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 April 2021
Look this artist up on line. If you are attracted by his pictures, then this book is a MUST for you. Well worth the cost.
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Beautiful bookReviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 August 2021
Very good book I was not aware of this artist I love his work the book has excellent quality pictures I am pleased I bought it
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ExcellentReviewed in the United Kingdom on 30 November 2017
Arrived safely, and on time, and was exactly as described. Very good purchase with excellent images and good narrative text.
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