Carlo Hornung-Jensen, Living Room Interior With Seated Woman

Carlo Hornung-Jensen, Living Room Interior With Seated Woman

This early 20th-century interior scene by Danish artist Carl Hornung-Jensen (1882-1960) depicts a seated woman amid a plush living room interior.

Under the glow of a single lamp, a lady in black sits at a writing desk - seemingly deep in thought. She looks towards a table with liquor, her green shoe conspicuous and jutting. The nets behind are tied back to reveal a bright moonlit sky - its silvery blue complementing the warm woodwork of cherished furnishings.

Signed/dated and framed.

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Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 46” x 38” / 117cm x 97cm
Year of creation: 1936
Condition: Artwork presents well. Frame with some wear.
Artist’s auction highlight: £5,000 achieved for an oil painting in 2017.

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