• Zorn's 'Breakfast in the Garden'

    20 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Anders Zorn painted the dealer Adolf Magnus in the model's garden.
    Anders Zorn ”Frukost i det gröna” (Breakfast in the garden, 1886 /Wholesale dealer Adolf Magnus) Watercolour 38 x 56 cm.
    I like to imagine Zorn telling his friend, "Keep talking," and getting out his watercolor box to start painting as they picked at the remnants of the morning meal.
    Mr. Magnus would stop to puff on his cigar or to make a gesture, and return his hand to rest on his leg.
    His eyes and mouth are full of animation and movement.
    The breakfast table is indicated with a few well placed strokes of watercolor, with...
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