Harriet Backer

Painting, Visual Artist

1845 – 1932

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Who was Harriet Backer?

Harriet Backer was a Norwegian painter who achieved recognition in her own time and was a pioneer among female artists both in the Nordic countries and in Europe generally. She is best known for her detailed interior scenes, communicated with rich colors and moody lighting.

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Born
Jan 21, 1845
Holmestrand
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Died
Mar 25, 1932
Oslo

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on July 23, 2013

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