oil on canvas signed PS entitled on the back in Swedish: Moln (tromb) canvas dimensions: 36 x 49 cm frame: 40.5 x 53 cm original frame included
We have a stunning painting by the Swedish artist Pelle Swedlund (1865-1947) that is available for sale. The painting depicts a dramatic scene with a tornado at the center, surrounded by rain-filled clouds. The sky is glowing in shades of yellow, along with the tornado. Below the tornado is a dark forest, and in the foreground, there is a green field with a small road. The colors in the painting are strong, almost explosive. Besides the dark clouds, we can also see blue parts of the sky.
Pelle Swedlund was a Swedish painter who was known for his ability to create dynamic and dramatic landscapes. He had a particular interest in the effects of light and the elements of nature, which is evident in this painting. Swedlund was born in Stockholm in 1865 and began his career as a painter in the 1880s. He studied in Paris for several years, where he was influenced by the Impressionist movement.
The painting we have for sale is a prime example of Swedlund's talent. The tornado at the center of the painting is the focal point, drawing the viewer's eye to the center of the canvas. The surrounding clouds are dark and ominous, adding to the sense of drama and impending danger. The yellow hues in the sky provide a stark contrast to the storm clouds, creating a dynamic and visually striking composition.
The dark forest below the tornado adds to the sense of unease and uncertainty. It is as though nature is reminding us of its power and unpredictability. The small road in the foreground represents a glimmer of hope, a reminder that there is always a way forward even in the midst of chaos and destruction.
This painting is a masterpiece of color and composition, showcasing Swedlund's skill as a painter. It is a powerful representation of the forces of nature and the resilience of the human spirit.
Provenance: A Swedish private collection
Condition: Good overall condition, strong colors. slightly slanted frame.
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