Hammershøi and Europe

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Hammershøi and Europe

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Author: Kasper Monrad

Type: PAPERBACK

ISBN: 9783791353609

Date: 25th March, 2014

Publisher: PRESTEL

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  2. Art Monographs
  3. History of Art
  4. Painting

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This generously illustrated volume examines Hammershoi's work as a whole and in relation to the artists of his generation. Hammershoi's enigmatic paintings, with their rich and muted palettes, have always enjoyed enormous popularity in Scandinavia, and recently his work has received renewed attention across the globe. Thematically arranged, this volume includes beautiful reproductions and essays that focus on Hammershoi's isolated private life and travels; his time in London and Germany; and comparisons between him and such notable painters as Seurat, Gauguin, and Whistler. Fans of this remarkable painter, and anyone interested in modern art, will enjoy this celebration of Hammershoi as a part of the pantheon of great European painters.

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