Carl Larsson

1853 - 1919

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Carl Olof Larsson (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ ˈlɑ̌ːʂɔn] (listen); 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 452,718 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Carl Larsson is the 171st most popular painter (up from 173rd in 2019), the 63rd most popular biography from Sweden (up from 66th 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 171 out of 1,428Before him are Niki de Saint Phalle, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Eugène Boudin, Gentile Bellini, Henry Fuseli, and Gerda Wegener. After him are Hubert van Eyck, John Everett Millais, Pinturicchio, Lavinia Fontana, Quentin Matsys, and Hilma af Klint.

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Among people born in 1853, Carl Larsson ranks 9Before him are Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Ostwald, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Chulalongkorn, Aleksei Brusilov, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca. After him are José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, Ferdinand Hodler, Albrecht Kossel, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, and Errico Malatesta. Among people deceased in 1919, Carl Larsson ranks 14Before him are Emil Fischer, Andrew Carnegie, Ruggero Leoncavallo, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Gojong of Korea, and William Crookes. After him are Madam C. J. Walker, Alfred Werner, Yakov Sverdlov, Princess Charlotte of Prussia, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, and L. Frank Baum.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Larsson ranks 63 out of 1,296Before him are Manne Siegbahn (1886), Eric IX of Sweden (1120), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Dolph Lundgren (1957), and Gunnar Myrdal (1898). After him are Anders Zorn (1860), Haakon VI of Norway (1340), Hilma af Klint (1862), Louise of Sweden (1851), Olof Skötkonung (980), 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), Eugène Jansson (1862), Mårten Eskil Winge (1825), Odd Nerdrum (1944), Ernst Josephson (1851), Richard Bergh (1858), Eva Bonnier (1857), Bruno Liljefors (1860), and August Malmström (1829).