Anders Zorn, Sweden's Master Painter

When
Event has passed (Sat Nov 9, 2013 - Sun Feb 2, 2014)
Where
Legion of Honor
Time
9:30am - 5:15pm
Tags
Arts, Museums, Modern Art Museum
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Description

One of the most famous living artists at the turn of the 20th century, Anders Zorn (1860–1920) dazzled the art world with his bravura paintings, watercolors, and etchings. His early travels took him to Spain and Algeria where the intense color and light inspired the virtuoso watercolorist to perfect his craft. In Paris he emulated the Impressionists as a chronicler of modern life, while in America he rivaled John Singer Sargent as the most sought-after portraitist of glittering high society. Back at home Zorn captured his native folk culture and the serenity of the Nordic landscape.

Featuring more than 90 rarely seen works drawn from public and private collections throughout Europe and the United States, this major retrospective promises to be a revelation for those yet to discover the vibrant artistic personality of Sweden’s master painter.

Location

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  1. Legion of Honor 100 34th Avenue, San Francisco, CA