Gammel fisker på nedsnødd kyst

Old Fisherman on Snow-covered Coast

Oil on canvas
1910–1911

Inventory number: MM.M.00425

Catalogue raisonné: Woll M 885

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Comment
Painted on preprimed linen canvas. The composition has been extensively overpainted on the left side, where traces of a male figure are still clearly visible.
Title Gammel fisker på nedsnødd kyst (NO) Old Fisherman on Snow-covered Coast (EN) Alter Fischer in verschneiter Küstenlandschaft (DE)
Painter Edvard Munch, Norwegian
Date 1910–1911
Classification Paintings
Material/technique Oil on canvas
Dimensions Image: 103,5 × 128 cm Technical dimensions: 103,3 × 128,1 cm Framed: 108 × 132,5 × 4,5 cm
Signed Usignert
Owner/Collection Munchmuseet
Inventory number MM.M.00425
Bibliography
Flaatten, Hans-Martin Frydenberg, "Edvard Munchs moderne myte for det nye Norge: Hvorfor bruker han en gammel fisker til å fortelle ‘Historien’?", Munchs Laboratorium. Veien til Aulaen, (English edition: Munch's Laboratory), utst.kat. MM, 2011, s. 117, ill. 51

Woll, Gerd, "Fra Aulaen til Rådhuset. Edvard Munchs utsmykningsprosjekter 1909–1930", Edvard Munch. Monumentale prosjekter 1909–1930, utst.kat., Lillehammer 1993, s. 76
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