Arts Global


01 February 2005

Northern Impressions

The Foundation opened its 2005 season in sumptuous style with a guided private viewing for Friends and invited guests of a remarkable exhibition Northern Impressions 1800-1915 at the Hermitage Foundation in Lausanne.

The exhibition gave an exceptional overview of the wealth of painting talent which existed in Scandinavia during the period. Most of the artists represented are little known outside their native countries, and their work came as a revelation to the majority of visitors.

The event concluded with a convivial candlelit reception and cocktail, which also celebrated the recent appointment of Ms Juliane Cosandier, Curator and Director of the Hermitage Foundation, as a member of the Advisory Board of the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation.

Some of the Paintings on Display

Georg Nicolaj Achen
The dream window, 1903
Oil on canvas, 71,5 x 49,3 cm
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
© Photo : Pedersen, Århus

Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Clouds above a lake, 1904
Oil on canvas, 52 x 56 cm
The Gallen-Kallela Museum, Espoo, Finland
© Photo : Studio Douglas Sivèn

Vilhelm Hammershøi
Interior with Plant and Table, 1910-1911
Oil on canvas, 78,5 x 71 cm
Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden
© Photo : Malmö

Vilhelm Hammershøi
Portrait of a young woman, 1888
Oil on canvas, 33,1 x 27 cm
Fynen Art M
Museum, Odense City
Museums, Denmark
© Photo : Wermund Bendtsen Fotografi ApS

Eugène Jansson
Dawn over Riddarfjärden, 1899
Oil on canvas, 150 x 201 cm
Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden
© Photo : Hans Thorwid

Laurits Andersen Ring
A summers day at Roskilde fjord, 1900
Oil on canvas, 95,5 x 145,5 cm
Randers Kunstmuseum,
© Photo : Randers

Eugène Jansson
Winter night on the quai, 1901
Oil on canvas, 135 x 150 cm
Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm, Sweden
© Photo : Thielska Gallerie

Peder Severin Krøyer
Summer evening on Skagens southern beach, 1893
Oil on canvas, 100 x 150 cm
Skagens Museum, Denmark
© Photo : Esben H. Thorning

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