This vintage Scandinavian painting is a good example of the post impressionist style, using more vivid and bold color, while retaining the style of loose brushstrokes, and style of the earlier artists. This interior scene displays a slanting blue table in a bold color against the grayed out background in order to draw the eye toward the vases of flowers and bowl of fruit sitting on the white cloth.
MARKS Signed (lower right): Hj. Nielsen.
MAKER Soren Hjorth-Nielsen (Danish, 1901-83)
DATE c. 1940
DIMENSIONS Width 31.5 Depth 2 Height 41.5 in. Sight: Width 25 Height 35 in.
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