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Carl Larsson

(Sweden, 1853-1919)

"Bikuporna"/"Hos gubben Morot" (The Bee Hives)

Signed Carl Larsson and dated 1884. Watercolour 64 x 48 cm.

Droit de suite: No

700 000 - 900 000 SEK

68 560 - 88 149 EUR

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Originally in the collections of artist August Hagborg (an engagement present from Carl Larsson); Fritzes Kungl. hovbokhandel, Stockholm (around 1920); private collection, U.S.A. (acquired in 1928 through Fritzes).


Konstföreningen, December 1884; Theodor Blanchs Konst-Salon, Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, "Från Seinens strand. Svenska artisterna i Paris utställning", 1885, no. 59 a (illustrated full page in the catalogue); Liljevalchs Konsthall (Liljevalchs Public Art Gallery), Stockholm, "Invigningsutställning. Larsson-Liljefors-Zorn", March-April 1916, no. 5; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, "Carl Larsson. Minnesutställning", March 6 - April 5, 1920, no. 31.


"Från Seinens strand", exhibition catalogue, Theodor Blanch's Konst-Salon, Kungsträdgården, Stockholm, 1885, illustrated full page; Ernst Malmberg, "Larsson-Liljefors-Zorn. En återblick", 1919, mentioned p. 8 and illustrated full page in the plate section; Georg Nordensvan, "Carl Larsson. I. 1853-1890", SAK, 1920, mentioned p. 107 and 113 as well as illustrated full page, p. 115; Georg Nordensvan, "Carl Larsson. II. 1890-1919", SAK, 1921, listed in the catalogue p. 223; Görel Cavalli-Björkman and Bo Lindwall, "The World of Carl Larsson", 1982, p. 17; Ulwa Neergaard, "Carl Larsson. Signerat med pensel och penna", 1999, listed in the catalogue under year 1884, p. 24, no. 176; Alexandra Herlitz, "Grez-sur-Loing revisited. The international artist's colony in a different light", Ph. D Thesis, Gothenburg University, 2013, illustrated p. 103.

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