Interior with the Artist's Easel  1910

by Vilhelm Hammershøi

The painting is one of those interiors for which Hammershøi is famous. The easel also makes a painting a variation on the theme "the artist and his motif", but without featuring the artist himself; Hammershøi wanted to avoid narratives in his paintings. [br] Even in his own day Hammershøi became mainly known for his interiors. He would return to the subject over and over ...
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Denmark