Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Vilhelm Hammershøi - Figure Paintings

Vilhelm Hammershøi was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1864. He died in 1916. His paintings are admired for their understated domestic themes and muted tones. He also painted some figures. Those are shown here.
He has been the subject of a revival in the last decade with exhibitions in many European cities.

Biography at Wikipedia.

This oil on canvas by Vilhelm Hammershøi sold online at Live Auctioneers.

Link to the first German exhibition at the Hamburger Hunsthalle.

Link to the British exhibition at the Royal Academy of the Arts.


Two standing nudes one from Paul Vads book and one attributed to Hammershoi, from kunstnyt.dk.

 
Femme nébuleuse - 1909 from Arthemisia, female figure from The David Collection.


More images at the blog inspire me please.

Vilhelm Hammershoi 1864-1916: Danish Painter of Solitude and Light (Guggenheim Museum Publications) Vilhelm Hammershoi: and Danish Art at the Turn of the Century

1 comment:

  1. Merci pour le lien vers chez moi.

    Thank for the link to my blog.

    Arthémisia

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