Caricature Portrait of Tulla Larsen

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Self-Portrait against a Green Background (left) and Caricature Portrait of Tulla Larsen (right) were one painting until Munch sawed it in half.

Caricature Portrait of Tulla Larsen (Norwegian: Karikert portrett av Tulla Larsen) is an oil on canvas painting by Edvard Munch.[1] It is in the collection of the Munch Museum in Oslo.

The 1905 painting, depicting Munch and Tulla Larsen, was sawn in half by Munch after he was shot in his left hand after a bedroom scuffle.[2]

In Gerd Woll's catalogue raisonné from 2008, Self-Portrait against a Green Background is listed as number 645 and Caricature Portrait of Tulla Larsen is listed as number 646.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karikert portrett av Tulla Larsen", Munch Museum. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  2. ^ Vanessa Thorpe. "Edvard Munch 'reunited' with fiancee for British Museum show", theguardian.com, 7 April 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.

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