1961, Swedish Still Life with Eggs


United Kingdom

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1961, Swedish Still Life with Eggs

Restful still life by Swedish artist John Johnson, signed and dated 1961 depicting a clutch of grey eggs on a sky blue textile, a terracotta plant pot and a bottle of wine. Loosely painted with air and light, typical of this genre.

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New painted wooden frame. Ready to hang.
Frame: Width X Height
CM: 67 x 80
Inches: 26.5 x 31.5
CM: 51 x 64.5
Inches: 20.5 x 25.5
Medium: Oil on Board
Provenance: Swedish School, signed 'John Johnson' and dated lower right
Date; 1961
Condition; Good



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Mark began trading in the antiques and salvage world in 1985 with three London strores selling furniture, decorative and architectural antiques.  Mark was head hunted by Chesney's to buy and sell 18th and 19th century chimneypieces, including opening the Chesney's Atlanta showroom in the ADAC Centre.

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