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Kreuger, Nils

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00101286
Kreuger, Nils

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 October 1858, in Kalmar; died 11 May 1930, in Stockholm.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes with figures.

School of Varberg.

After training in Paris, Nils Kreuger founded the Varberg Group with Richard Bergh and Karl Nordström, whose disciple he is sometimes considered. He painted open-air studies in the style of the French Impressionists. He often drew in Indian ink accentuated with colours. His repertoire consisted primarily of landscapes with livestock, in which he created effects of the seasons and dawn and dusk. He also painted a few figures in interiors. He did murals for the École de l'ouest in Stockholm....

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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