Sam Uhrdin. Large Oilpainting on canvas signed Sam Uhrdin 1938.
Woman with knotted shawl on costume in Mora/Dalecarlia national costume.According to received information the model Eva Pettersson was sought through the employment service. The national costume from Mora/Sweden is well known from Anders Zorns oil paintings.
(Mora is the home town of Anders Zorn.)
Size: 24,8 inch. x 35,8 inch.(32,3 inch. x 43,3 inch.)
The painter Sam Uhrdin made travels to England, Denmark, Netherlands and also to Paris in 1923.
He studied art in Althins painting school and is basically known for painting portraits in the same spirit as Anders Zorn!
He is said to be the best portrait painter ever from Sweden by some art expertise.
In the city Leksand in Dalecarlia they are very proud of the Uhrdin family.
In an exhibition in Leksand the story of the artists in the Uhrdin family is told,(4 generations.)