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Zorn, Anders Leonhard

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1920 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: Artists, Painters


1860 - Birth of a Swedish etcher, painter, and sculptor


          - Was a Swedish exponent of 19th century naturalism and impressionism.


          - As a student at the Stockholm Academy, he began his life long and highly successful career as a fashionable portraitist.


          - Typical of his best work is his vivacious Mrs. Gardner in Venice (1894; Gardner Museum Boston).


          - Zorn’s admiration for Edouard Manet’s work is reflected in his delicate grays and refined lighting effects.


          - Voluptuous, almost stout nudes were his favorite subject; he also painted scenes of peasant life.


1920 - Died on September 20


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