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Robert Högfeldt (1894-1986) The Fiddler's Dance
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Ref : 113193
2 800 €
Period :
20th century
Provenance :
Medium :
watercolor on paper
Dimensions :
l. 12.99 inch X H. 9.45 inch
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Robert Högfeldt (1894-1986) The Fiddler's Dance

Robert Högfeldt (1894-1986)

The Fiddler's Dance

watercolor on paper
signed R.Högfeldt
unframed c. c. 24 x 33 cm (approximately 9.45 x 12.99 inches)
framed 35 x 44 cm (13.78 x 17.32 inches)


We are delighted to offer a captivating watercolor painting by the artist Robert Högfeldt. This charming piece features a group of joyful figures, affectionately referred to as "gubbar" by Högfeldt himself. The scene captures the essence of Högfeldt's whimsical style, portraying these gleeful characters, who resemble pixies or trolls, dancing merrily in a lush, green meadow.

The painting exudes a sense of playfulness and delight, with the figures adorned in simple white dresses, their faces lit with infectious smiles. The setting is rich with nature's beauty, highlighted by vibrant flowers and a backdrop of dense foliage. One can almost hear the cheerful tune being played by the lone fiddler, further enhancing the painting's lively atmosphere.

The Artist:

Born in 1894 in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Robert Högfeldt moved to Sweden, where he would leave an indelible mark on the world of art. His work is characterized by a humorous and often fantastical portrayal of everyday scenes, infused with a deep understanding of human nature and emotion. Högfeldt's "gubbar" became a signature element of his art, embodying the artist's unique blend of humor and whimsy.

Högfeldt drew inspiration from several sources, including the works of Pieter Brueghel. Like Brueghel, Högfeldt's paintings often depicted scenes filled with lively and expressive characters, each telling their own story. Despite the humorous exterior, his works also carried a depth of insight into human behavior and social commentary.

Throughout his career, Högfeldt gained considerable acclaim, not just in Sweden but across Europe. His illustrations for books and fairy tales further cemented his popularity, making his art accessible to a broader audience. Even today, his work continues to be celebrated for its originality, charm, and the unique perspective it offers on the human condition.

This watercolor is a wonderful example of Högfeldt's artistry, showcasing his ability to blend humor, emotion, and a keen observation of life into a single frame. It is a delightful addition to any art collection, bringing a touch of joy and whimsy into the home.

Recently exhibitions:
In 2021, Åmells in Stockholm had an exhibition dedicated to the works of Robert Högfeldt.

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