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Ernst Josephson Nacken oil painting


Nacken
Painting ID::  2090
Ernst Josephson
Nacken
1890 National Museum, Stockholm

   
   
     

Ernst Josephson Nacken oil painting


Nacken
Painting ID::  2091
Ernst Josephson
Nacken
1890 National Museum, Stockholm

   
   
     

Ernst Josephson Spanish smith oil painting


Spanish smith
Painting ID::  48933
Ernst Josephson
Spanish smith
mk187 1881 Oil slick pa pan 124x103.5cm

   
   
     

Ernst Josephson Portrait of Jeanette Rubenson oil painting


Portrait of Jeanette Rubenson
Painting ID::  48934
Ernst Josephson
Portrait of Jeanette Rubenson
mk187 1883 Oil slick pa pan 41x32.5cm

   
   
     

Ernst Josephson Stromkarlen oil painting


Stromkarlen
Painting ID::  48935
Ernst Josephson
Stromkarlen
mk187 1884 Oil slick pa screen 216x150cm

   
   
     

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     Ernst Josephson
     1851-1906 Swedish Ernst Josephson Gallery was a Swedish painter from a prominent Jewish family, whose main work was done on portraits and paintings of folk life. He did his art studies in Italy, France and the Netherlands, among others, and is reputed to have said at the age of 20: "I will become Sweden's Rembrandt or die." However, his life was marred by illness. He contracted syphilis at a relatively young age, and in 1888 he became mentally ill during a visit to Brittany, having religious hallucinations and believing that he was God and Christ. He was later taken to hospital in Uppsala and diagnosed with schizophrenia, but continued working throughout his disease, often while in a trance-like state. He also wrote poetry, in the collections Svarta rosor (1888, Black Roses) and Gula rosor (1896, Yellow Roses). His main work, Strömkarlen (1884, the Nix), was refused by the Swedish National Museum in Stockholm - however, Prince Eugen, Duke of Narke, bought the painting in fury over the decision. Grandfather of Erland Josephson.

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