Anders Zorn: a European Artist Seduces America

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While visiting the Gardners in Boston in February 1894, the Swedish artist Anders Zorn (1860 - 1920) made an etching of Mrs. Isabella Stewart Gardner, which neither of them considered to be a complete success. Later that year Zorn and his wife visited the Gardners in Venice. One evening, Mrs. Gardner stepped out into the balcony to see what was happening outside, and as she came back into the drawing-room, pushing the French windows open, Zorn exclaimed (according to Morris Carter): "Stay just as you are! That is the way I ...

Anders Zorn: a European Artist Seduces America 2013, Paul Holberton Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781907372445

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