Helene Schjerfbeck -- Five Limited edition lithographs 1 of 500
Helene Schjerfbeck – Five limited edition offset lithographs each 1 of 500.
Signed/Initialled on the plate by the Artist's own hand
Helena Sofia (Helene) Schjerfbeck July 10, 1862 – January 23, 1946 was a Finnish painter.
Publisher: Nordisk Rotogravyr/ Stockholm – Date of Publishing: 1945
Print affixed to a original backing mount with a surround showing age-toning and would benefit from re mounting - Images very good for age, paper shows minor ruffling a third of the way down from the top no 1. White border of the prints show minor patches of loss and tears all of which are covered by mount . They will be sent in a tube.
** Other Images available, please request
Although she is Finland’s beloved painter, Schjerfbeck is hardly known in Britain. The RA first retrospective exhibition of her work that will be held from 20th July to 27th October 2019 will give a unique opportunity to the British public to see her enigmatic work.
She is most widely known for her realist works and self-portraits, and less well known for her landscapes and still lifes. Throughout her long life, her work changed dramatically.
The exhibition will show how her early naturalism give way to the emergence of radical paintings in which forms are reduced to essentials of shape and time and also highlight the raw power of her self-portraits from three distinct phases of her artistic journey.
She avoided immersing herself in Nordic mythology and folklore, unlike her contemporary fellow country-man Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Instead she shares a close affinity with the relatively insulated position of the Danish artist, Vilhelm Hammershoi. A looking inwards towards the more domestic, the norms of daily life.
Image 33 x 27.5 , Print Size 42.5 x 37 cm roughly
Stock number: SOLD