After lunch - an everyday image from Italy

19. January 2015 | Johannes Larsen Museum

The New Carlsberg Fund has helped the museum to acquire a painting by the Danish painter Peter Tom-Petersen (1861-1926). The painting, “After Lunch”, shows an interior from Kristian Zahrtmann’s dining room i Casa Cerroni in the mountain village of Civita d’Antino. Here we see the artist’s wife, Marie Elisabeth Tom-Petersen chatting with an Italian woman. The work is signed “Tom Petersen 1892” and measures 66 x 79 cm.

The work shows two women in a dining room, where the meal has just been finished. The light is tender, with a southern touch to the picture, where the blue and white nuances succeed in creating a cool but not a chilly atmosphere. The two people, the fair Danish woman and the darker Italian, are each other’s contrast outwardly, but meet in a warm and friendly situation from everyday life. Interestingly, there is a painting by P.S.Krøyer showing the same table, surrounded by Kristian Zahrtmann (the teacher and mentor of the Funen painters) Krøyer himself, and Marie and Peter Tom-Petersen.

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