44.9 cm x 32.6 cm (17 11/16 in. x 12 13/16 in.)
Anders Leonard Zorn
(Mora (Sweden), 1860 - 1920, Mora (Sweden))
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Leo Steinberg Collection, 2002
The sitter in this portrait is the great Swedish modernist whose plays delve the tensions between the sexes and more broadly between social rule and individual psychology. Rendered by his compatriot, Zorn, both at the height of their fame, the etching is a striking cultural document.