Karl Isakson (b. Stockholm 1878, d. Copenhagen 1922)

Still life with cyclamen, orange and cigar box, c. 1915. Attested on the reverse by Viggo Madsen and Aage Roose. Oil on canvas. 65×55 cm.

Sketch for / variant of a motif in the collection of Statens Museum for Kunst (The National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen.

Literature: Gustaf Engwall: “Karl Isakson”, P.A. Norstedt & Söners Forlag, Stockholm, 1944, no. 150. Exhibited: “Karl Isaksons Mindeudstilling” (Memorial Exhibition), Statens Museum for Kunst (The National gallery of Art), Copenhagen 1922, cat. no. 45 (titled here 'Still life. Sketch). Exhibited: “Karl Isakson Minnesutställning” (Memorial Exhibition), Stockholm, 1922, cat. no. 96 (titled here 'Skiss'). Provenance: The Collection of Ernst & Vera Michaelsen, Copenhagen. Provenance: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, auction 714, Copenhagen, 2002, cat. no. 114. Provenance: Private collection, Denmark.


Condition report on request. Please contact: modernart@bruun-rasmussen.dk


60,000–75,000 kr.


Price realised

50,000 kr.