Anders Zorn's "North Cape in midnight sun" at Important Spring Sale

Anders Zorn "North Cape in midnight sun"

Signed and dated with dedication: "a Mme Rikoff. Souvenir du Cap Nord Minuit 6-7 juillet 1890 Zorn".
Oil on canvas laid down on paper-panel 48 x 31 cm.

PROVENANCE
Mme Clara Rikoff, Paris (as a gift directly from the artist); the collection of Consul Erik and Mrs. Lisa Brodin, Stockholm (around 1924); Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 300, "Vårauktionen", April 11-12 1935, lot 63; Count H. Frölich; Birger Olsson, Orsa, Sweden (1962-1980); Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 414, "Höstauktionen", October 28-31 1980, lot 224; C.O. Algård; private collection, Stockholm; Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 440, "Vårauktionen", 22 April 1986, lot 215; private collection; Bukowski Auktioner AB, Stockholm, Sale 458, "Internationella vårauktionen", 19 April 1988, lot 263; private collection.

EXHIBITIONS
Berliner Secession, Internationaler Kunstausstellung, 1902, no. 801; Liljevalchs konsthall (Liljevalchs public art gallery), Stockholm, "Anders Zorn. Minnesutställning", March 1 - April 6 1924, no. 47; Riddersberg Säteri AB (Riddersberg Manor), "Svenska mästare på Riddersberg", April 29 - July 29 1990, no. A 10.

LITERATURE
Gerda Boëthius, "ZORN. Tecknaren. Målaren. Etsaren. Skulptören", 1949, mentioned p. 281 and catalogued under year 1890, p. 545 (under the title "Nordkap"); Sven A Löwstedt, "Svenska mästare på Riddersberg. Anders Zorn. Bruno Liljefors. Carl Larsson. En unik konstutställning", 1990, illustrated full page in colour.


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