Jarle Rosseland; ‘Munch’ Oslo, 1970's
Artist pencil signed
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Ekely is a former nursery in Jarlsborgveien 14 in Ullern district of Oslo. The place is known as the artist's home and workplace for the painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944), who lived there from 1916 until his death, and as an ‘artist colony’ consisting of homes with studios. Munch's residence, a Swiss villa from 1897, was demolished in 1960.
Jarle Rosseland; 1952-.... Norwegian artist and print maker. His paintings are often characterized by a use of historic elements in his landscapes as well as traces of traditional folk art. Rosselands art spans a variety of techniques. He has illustrated books, produced several series of graphic artworks depicting the Norwegian landscape, undertaken major sculpture commissions, designed porcelain, glassware, jewellery, and also textile art.
An original linocut engraving which is bright and unfaded in coloured inks. The image printed on a laid paper sheet measuring approximately 32 cms. by 24 cms. (13 x 9½ ins).
Pencil signed by the artist with the title in the lower margin, with the annotation; Artist Proof’ also in pencil.
Unframed and unmounted, blank on the reverse. The condition of the image and sheet is fair withcreasing, edge wear and handling marks condusive with age.