Oil on canvas

Inventory number: PE.M.00524

Catalogue raisonné: Woll M 1227



Painted on twill weave canvas with 12 x 12 threads per cm2. A vertical seam runs down the middle of the picture. The canvas has a thin, light grey priming that seems merely to be a size containing some solids. The ground is absorbent.
Title Kjemi (NO) Chemistry (EN) Chemie (DE)
Painter Edvard Munch
Date 1914–1916
Classification Paintings
Material/technique Oil on canvas
Dimensions Image: 450 × 225 cm
Signed Usignert
Owner/Collection Andre eiere
Inventory number PE.M.00524
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Bugge, Anders, Munchs Aulabilleder, Oslo 1938, s. 6

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Thiis, Jens, Edvard Munch og hans samtid. Slekten, livet og kunsten. Geniet, Oslo 1933, s. 299–310
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