Shop art print and framed art Breakfast Time by Hanna Pauli

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Subjects : Food
Keywords : Impressionism, Painting, Scandinavia, Scandinavian, Sweden, bench, breakfast, coffee, coffee, crockery, drink, food, food, hour, morning, Painting, servant, servant, silverware, table, tablecloth, tea, time, time
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To fully enjoy «Breakfast Time» by Hanna Pauli, we recommend the medium size (60x63.7 cm) printed on hand stretched canvas, with the gilded mouldings - thin frame.
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Breakfast Time

Breakfast time or Frukostdags is an oil painting completed in 1887 by the Swedish artist Hanna Pauli (1864–1940). It measures 91 by 87 centimetres (36 by 34 in) and currently belongs to the Nationalmuseum which bought it in 1910. The image shows a dining table standing in a garden. Breakfast time is one of the museum's most popular images, mentioned as one of the real pearls of the 1800s. The painting Breakfast time played a major role in Hanna Pauli's breakthrough in the Nordic art scene during the late 1880s. She had recently studied in Paris at the Académie Colarossi and entered the Paris Salon in 1887 with the portrait of her Finnish fellow artist and sculptress Venny Soldan, which is held by the Gothenburg Museum of Art. An open-air painting, Breakfast time depicts a tranquil scene with a table set for breakfast on a sunny morning. Placed at the bottom right of the picture is a table covered with a white tablecloth alongside a bench and two chairs. It is positioned under a tree with its branches stretching over the table. A maid is approaching the table carrying a tray in her hands. The light is reflected from the shiny objects on the table and from the white tablecloth. The artist has been partly inspired by the impressionists way of suggesting volumes and depth by using coloured lights and shadows, causing the table, the table setting and the foliage to dissolve in shimmering light reflexes. The painting was popular among contemporary Swedish artists of the [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the impressionism style.


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