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Anders Leonard Zorn

male / Swedish
Biographical information
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  • Mora (Zweden)
    Zorn was brought up by his grandparents at Mora.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1881
  • Parijs 1881
  • Spanje 1881 - 1882
    In the winter of 1881-1882 he sojourned in Spain together with Ernst Josephson.
  • Londen (Engeland) 1882 - 1884
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1884
  • Saint Ives (Cornwall) 1887 - 1888
    Winter 1887-1888
  • Parijs 1888 - 1896
    In 1888 he settled in Paris, where he remained until 1896. In the Louvre he studied the old masters, particularly Titian, Velázquez and Rembrandt.
  • Londen (Engeland)
    He later resided mainly in London but also travelled extensively in Italy, France, Spain, Algeria and the Balkans and visited Constantinople. .
  • Chicago (Illinois) 1893
    Zorn went for the first time in 1893 to the USA, as commissioner for the Swedish art section at the Chicago World Fair, and would return many times afterwards (Hagans/Hagans 2009).
  • Constantinopel (hist.)
  • Mora (Zweden) 1896 - 1920
    From 1896 Mora became his permanent home, although he still made numerous journeys abroad.
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
genre, landscape (as genre), marine (as genre), orientalism, portrait
Creation date: 1992-02-01; Last modified date: 2021-07-30


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