The Sun

Oil on canvas

Inventory number: MM.M.00963

Catalogue raisonné: Woll M 958



Painted on plain weave linen canvas with ca. 16 x 16 threads per cm2. The canvas is in one piece and primed by hand, except the lower and side edges, which remained unprimed until they were painted later than the rest of the picture.
Title Solen (NO) The Sun (EN) Die Sonne (DE)
Painter Edvard Munch, Norwegian
Date 1910–1911
Classification Paintings
Material/technique Oil on canvas
Dimensions Image: 447 × 775 cm Technical dimensions: 447 × 775 cm Framed: 460 × 787 cm
Signed Usignert
Owner/Collection Munchmuseet
Inventory number MM.M.00963
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