As a small child I was oddly facinated by the pile of shrimps on the table. It was not before many years later in Norway that I got served shrimps like that.
Even better than Carl Larsons exterior paintings I like those he painted of the inside of "Lilla hyttnäs" - the artists home, where he lived together with his wife Karin and their eight children.
Karin Larsson was an artist, too. After her marriage she dedicated herself to make a home for her growing family.
"in the corner"
I love the colors, all the details, the personal touches and the stories this paintings tell.
It's all about family. About home.
This one is another of my favourites. It's called:
"When the children have gone to bed"
There are quite some paintings having a christmas theme, like this called "Christmas morning".
(Oh, this could be my kids ;)
There are many more I could share with you, google "Carl Larsson" and you'll find many more of his paintings.
A last one of his beautiful wife: