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Carl Vilhelm Holsoe, Woman on the Stairs

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One of the of the best compositions that I've seen by this painter, in which he achieves some of the magical quality that one finds in Hammershøi, the companion-piece under the cut is very nice too but doesn't rise above the level of an ordinary genre painting:



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Ah yes, we need a window-painting too, so here's one by Peter Ilsted, who was Hammershøi's brother--in-law (painting interiors of this kind seems to have been quite an industry in Denmark):

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A cosier, more Victorian interior by an earlier Danish painter, Karl Jensen (1851-1933):

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