How Harald Sohlberg Created Norway’s Most Beloved Painting

7 - 14 JULY | LONDON

In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Harald Sohlberg’s iconic landscape ‘Winter Night in the Mountains’ became the National Painting of Norway, find out what initially inspired his vision and learn how the work blends Modernism and Symbolism with a Romantic perception of nature. A subject that would give rise to a series of iterations over a quarter of a century, Sotheby’s presents one of just a handful of finished watercolours of ‘Winter Night in the Mountains’ as a highlight of our upcoming sale European & British Art (7 – 14 July).

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