Painters Paintings Laurits Andersen Ring (1854–1933): At Breakfast, 1898, oil on canvas, 52 x 40.5 …
Painters Work Laurits Andersen Ring (1854–1933): At Breakfast, 1898, oil on canvas, 52 x 40.5 cm, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
In Ring’s current portray, seated on the breakfast desk studying the morning paper is the artist’s spouse, Sigrid Kähler. Gentle streams in by means of the open door, and outdoors we will make out the plush inexperienced of summer season. The yr is 1898 and the Danish artist couple have been married for 2 years. The newspaper – a replica of Politiken – serves as a reminder of the world exterior.
Ring had been an early subscriber to Politiken, a ‘leftist’ Danish each day newspaper, when it first began to publish in 1884; it performed an essential position within the formation of the Social Liberal Social gathering in Denmark, and stays one of many nation’s main ‘broadsheet’ papers. (Nationalmuseum, Stockholm)