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Vera Nilsson: konstnär, kvinna och mor
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Vera Nilsson : artist, woman and mother (English)
Abstract [sv]

Uppsatsen undersöker Vera Nilssons liv och konstnärskaputifrån hennes sociala position som kvinna och ensamstående mor. Nilsson föddes 1888 och debuterade som konstnär 1917. 1921 föder hon dottern Catharina, även kallad Ginga. Under en fjortonårsperiod avporträtteras dottern frekvent och Nilssons barnporträtt får stor uppmärksamhet. Studien har en historigrafisk ansats och undersöker kvinnors villkor inom det konstnärliga fältet.

Abstract [en]

The thesis examines Vera Nilsson's life and artistry from her social position as a woman and single mother. Nilsson was born 1888 and debutated as an artist 1917. 1924 she gives bearth to her daughter Catharina, also called Ginga. During a period of fourteen years the daughter is often seen in her work and Nilsson's portraits of children gets a lot of attention.The study has an historiographical approach and investigates women's condition within the artistic field.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 41 p.
Keyword [en]
Vera Nilsson, feminism, artist, woman, portraits of children
Keyword [sv]
Vera Nilsson, feminism, konstnär, kvinna, barnporträtt
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-125551ISRN: LIU-IKK/KV-G-16/001-SEOAI: diva2:907036
Subject / course
Art History and Virtual Communication
Available from: 2016-04-19 Created: 2016-02-25 Last updated: 2016-04-19Bibliographically approved

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