Carl Wilhelmson are the great painter of Sweden's west coast. At the turn of the last century, he was among the most acclaimed Swedish national romantic artists. He was primarily a depicter of everyday life, producing many paintings of the people and rugged landscapes of Bohuslän. This scene with two girls are from his home town of Fiskebäckskil.


  • Title: The Bay
  • Date Created: 1901
  • Location Created: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Signatures: C Wilhelmson 1901
  • Provenance: Purchased 1956
  • Physical Dimensions: w145 x h135 cm (Complete)
  • Painter: Carl Wilhelmson
  • Exhibition History: 2010: Carl Wilhelmson; Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden. 2012 - 2013 Nordic Art: The Modern Breakthrough; Groninger Museum, Holland and Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Malmö Art Museum, Malmö Art Museum
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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