The 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan

Carl Larsson and his Home

Art of the Swedish Lifestyle

Carl Larsson (1853 – 1919) was a Swedish painter, popular throughout the country, known for his warm works of art that used his family as models. He was given a house called Lilla Hyttnäs in Dalarna, a province where a lot of old traditions remain, and remodeled it into his ideal home with his wife Karin. The art books that depict their lifestyle have had a profound influence on modern-day Swedish interior design, and translations of his books have been published in many countries. This exhibition presents not only paintings, but also objects shown for the first time in Japan, including furniture designed by the couple, and Karin’s textiles, giving a close-up of the lifestyle that charms the world.

Exhibition Details

From September 22nd(Sat.) to December 24th(Mon.), 2018
(closed Mondays, except September 24th, October 1st, 8th and December 24th)

Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art
1-26-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8338
Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Headquarters building. 42nd floor

Open Hours
10:00-18:00 (Last admission by 17:30)
10:00-19:00 (October 3rd, 26th , December 18th - 23rd, Admittance by 18:30)
Adults : 1300 yen (1100 yen)
University and High School Students (Ages 16 up to 18 ) with ID : 900 yen (700 yen)
Ages 65 and over with ID : 1100 yen
Junior High School Students (Ages 13 up to 15 ) with ID : Free
Children (under age 12 ) : Free
( ) indicate discount rates for groups of 20 and more

Pick up

Carl Larsson《Azalea》1906
Photo:The Thiel Gallery / Tord Lund
© The Thiel Gallery / Thielska Galleriet, Stockholm
Carl Larsson
《The Day Before Christmas Eve》1892
© Carl Larsson-gården
Carl Larsson
《Rambling Couple in Historic Landscape》1905
© Carl Larsson-gården
Portiere, designed by Karin Larsson
© Carl Larsson-gården
Floral dinner service instead,
designed by Carl Larsson
© Carl Larsson-gården
Cushion cover and Tapestry,
designed Karin Larsson
© Carl Larsson-gården
Textile and Lamp-shade,
designed by Karin Larsson
© Carl Larsson-gården