By Lake Siljan
  • TitleBy Lake Siljan
  • Technique/ MaterialOil on canvas
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 81 x 100 cm
    Frame: (h x b x dj) 106 x 127 x 9 cm
  • DatingSign. 1905
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Anders Zorn, Swedish, born 1860-02-18, dead 1920-08-22
  • CategoryPaintings, Paintings
  • Inventory No.NM 1689
  • AcquisitionPurchase 1909
  • Description
    Images and media

    At Siljan is an example of Zorn’s later nude paintings and of how these were created by and for the purely male gaze. While nudity had previously been portrayed as part of the natural world and of the light, it now appears in paintings like this that are more explicit and clearly intended.