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Anders Zorn
(1860-1920)

"En Eva"

Signed Zorn and dated 1902. Oil on canvas 127 x 78.5 cm.

Droit de suite: No
Estimate: 

7 000 000 - 10 000 000 SEK

668 577 - 955 110 EUR

Hammer price: 
6 900 000 SEK
Provenance

Originally acquired directly from the artist by the industrialist Arend N. Versteegh (-1931), Härnösand, Sweden; by descent; Nordén Auktioner, Stockholm, Sale 29, November 19, 1998, lot 203; private collection; Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 565, "Höstens Klassiska", December 6-9, 2011, lot 57; private collection.

Exhibitions

Kunst-Verein Bremen, Germany (year unknown); Budapest, Hungary, 1903, no. 90 (under the title "Eva Nach dem Bade"); Kunst-Salon Ernst Arnold, Dresden, Germany, "Sonderausstellung (72)", 1904; "Gammalt och Nytt", Uppsala, Sweden, 1906; The Baltic Exhibition, Malmö, Sweden, May 15 - October 4, 1914, no. 125; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, "Invigningsutställning. Larsson-Liljefors-Zorn", March - April 1916, no. 121; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, "Anders Zorn. Minnesutställning", March 1 - April 6, 1924, no. 45.

Literature

Ernst Malmberg, "Larsson-Liljefors-Zorn", 1919, illustrated in interior photograph from the exhibition at Liljevalchs 1916, p. 117, mentioned p. 108; Tor Hedberg, "Anders Zorn 1860-1920", SAK, 1923, mentioned p. 58-60 and illustrated, "Bild 42" (under the title "Naken kvinna i barrskog"), p. 62 (with erroneus information regarding the ownership of the painting); Gerda Boëthius, "ZORN. Tecknaren. Målaren. Etsaren. Skulptören", 1949, mentioned p. 422-423, illustrated full page, Fig. 230 (as executed 1901-02) and catalogued under year 1901, p. 550; Gerda Boëthius, "Zorn. Människan och konstnären", 1960, mentioned p. 178; Anders Zorn, "Självbiografiska anteckningar" (edited by Birgitta Sandström), 2004, illustrated full page in colour, p. 260.

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