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Painting ID::  56337
by lamplight
mk247 1890,oil on canvas,21x26 in,55x66.5 cm,rasmus meyers samlinger,bergen,norway

Harriet Backer by lamplight oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      

Harriet Backer
Norwegian Painter, 1845-1932 Norwegian painter. In the 1860s and early 1870s she took lessons in drawing and painting in Christiania (now Oslo) and also travelled extensively in Europe with her sister Agathe, a composer and pianist. She copied works in major museums and took occasional art lessons; she later considered this experience to have been of fundamental importance to her artistic development. Little Red Riding Hood (1872; Oslo, N.G.) is impressive in technique, and the early portrait of her sister, Agathe Backer-Grendahl (1874; Holmestrand, Komm.), shows a refined colour scheme. At the age of nearly 30 Backer decided to train professionally as a painter and in 1874 went to Munich. She was never attached to a particular institution, but the influence of her friend the artist Eilif Peterssen was crucial to her development. In Munich she made a thorough study of perspective, which formed a secure basis for her later work.
by lamplight
mk247 1890,oil on canvas,21x26 in,55x66.5 cm,rasmus meyers samlinger,bergen,norway

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