In 1911 Hamershøi rented a villa, Spurvesjkul (sparrows’ refuge) outside Copenhagen, where he spent the summer with his wife. While they were there he painted this study, which he was to use for a self-portrait. The artist travelled widely in Europe as a young man; in the Netherlands he was profoundly impressed by seventeenth-century painters like Johannes Vermeer and Pieter de Hooch.
Thank you. Your question has been submitted.
Unfortunately something has gone wrong while sending your question. Please try again.
Viewable in Gallery i
In the museum now
|Title||The Balcony Room at Spurveskjul|
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room i|
Height 51.7 cm
Width 61.5 cm
Depth 3.1 cm
|Accession number||3750 (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop met steun van / Purchase with support of: Vereniging Rembrandt (mede dankzij haar Maljers-De Jongh Fonds), BankGiro Loterij en een gift van een particulier uit Rotterdam 2014|
Hammershoi en Ilsted (2016)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
TEFAF 2017 (2017)
Face-to-Face with Images (2017)
Canvas > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Please note: The metadata of this object have not been checked.
Contact a curator if something seems incorrect.