Anders Zorn  

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Anders Leonard Zorn (18 February 1860 – 22 August 1920) was one of Sweden's foremost artists. He obtained international success as a painter, sculptor and etcher.

Among Zorn's portrait subjects were King Oscar II of Sweden, and three American Presidents, Grover Cleveland, William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt.

He is particularly known for his female nudes which are generally full-figured.

The Zorn Collections in Mora (Dalarna, Sweden) is a museum dedicated to the works of Anders Zorn. Some of Zorn's most important works can be seen at Nationalmuseum (National Museum of Fine Arts) in Stockholm, Sweden. There is also a painting by him at Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

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