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The Four (Homage to the Artists)
Vilhelm Lundstrøm
(1920)

The Four (Homage to the Artists)

In 1920, Vilhelm Lundstrøm painted this charmingly playful portrait of himself and his friends in the group of artists known as “The Four”, which had been formed that year. From the left we see Karl Larsen, Lundstrøm himself (facing away), Svend Johansen and Axel Salto. The four painters are in the midst of an eager discussion, perhaps about the content of the modern art that they themselves want to help create. What is the empty gold frame to contain? In his search for new forms of expression, Vilhelm Lundstrøm turned to the great masters in the history of art and took his inspiration from El Greco’s dreamy visions and the style of figures created by Paul Cézanne. The result was what became known as his “curly style”.

Startår: 
(1920)
Materiale: 
Oil on canvas
Nettomål: 
200,0 x 292,0 cm
Type: