Monday, May 16, 2011

Munch, Edvard

Loving Woman (Madonna)
Oil on canvas
90.5 x 70.5 cm (36 × 28 in.)
National Gallery, Oslo

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944) was a Norwegian Symbolist painter.
He is an important forerunner of expressionist art.
His best-known composition, The Scream, is part of a series The Frieze of Life, in which Munch explored the themes of love, fear, death, melancholia, and anxiety.