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Carl Larsson

1853 - 1919

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Carl Olof Larsson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ ˈlɑ̌ːʂɔn] ; 28 May 1853 – 22 January 1919) was a Swedish painter representative of the Arts and Crafts movement. His many paintings include oils, watercolors, and frescoes. He is principally known for his watercolors of idyllic family life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Larsson has received more than 572,024 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Carl Larsson is the 169th most popular painter (up from 171st in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 63rd in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Painter.

Carl Larsson is most famous for his watercolor paintings of Swedish life.

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Among painters, Carl Larsson ranks 169 out of 1,421Before him are Johannes Itten, Han van Meegeren, Édouard-Henri Avril, Niki de Saint Phalle, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Gerhard Richter. After him are Gerda Wegener, Gustave Caillebotte, Henry Fuseli, Pieter de Hooch, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, and Petrus Christus.

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Among people born in 1853, Carl Larsson ranks 7Before him are Vincent van Gogh, Cecil Rhodes, Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Ostwald, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca. After him are Chulalongkorn, Albrecht Kossel, Aleksei Brusilov, José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. Among people deceased in 1919, Carl Larsson ranks 15Before him are Emiliano Zapata, Gojong of Korea, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Andrew Carnegie, Ruggero Leoncavallo, and William Crookes. After him are Yakov Sverdlov, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia, Habibullah Khan, and Ismail Qemali.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Larsson ranks 66 out of 1,612Before him are Theodor Svedberg (1884), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Folke Bernadotte (1895), and Anders Jonas Ångström (1814). After him are Keke Rosberg (1948), Eric IX of Sweden (1120), Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Ronnie Peterson (1944), Marie Fredriksson (1958), and Sven Hedin (1865).

Among PAINTERS In Sweden

Among painters born in Sweden, Carl Larsson ranks 1After him are Hilma af Klint (1862), John Bauer (1882), Alexander Roslin (1718), Odd Nerdrum (1944), Eugène Jansson (1862), Richard Bergh (1858), Amalia Lindegren (1814), Ernst Josephson (1851), Mårten Eskil Winge (1825), Eva Bonnier (1857), and Sigrid Hjertén (1885).