Johan Krouthén

Pecking hens with flowering fruit trees

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A sunny summer day in the shade at a cottage next to the water. A couple of hens peck for food in good peace under the flowering fruit trees and a light breeze cools off nicely in the good heat. Here you see a Swedish summer idyll that no one does better than Johan Krouthén. An exquisite and exemplary display of Swedish nature depiction.

Johan Krouthén , Swedish visual artist born in 1858 in Linköping who lived until 1932. Krouthén can be regarded as one of the first plein air painters in Sweden. He was also a portrait painter of the highest class and a sunshine painter where beautiful garden scenes with flourishing fruit trees and landscapes give a taste of the idyllic in the beauty of Swedish nature. Johan Krouthén is represented at Norrköping Art Museum and Gothenburg Art Museum.

Technique: Oil on canvas
Size: 36 x 53 cm excluding frame (50 x 68 cm including frame)

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