Axel Herman Haig II
- Axel Herman Haig II
Axel Herman Haig (Hägg), b. 1835, at Katthammarsvik, in the island of Gottland; prominent etcher, especially of architectural motifs. During Zorn's stay in London in 1882, Haig gave him instruction in the rudiments of etching.
- Zorn, Anders, 1860-1920
- Name on Item:
Boston Public Library
- Collection (local):
Anders Zorn (1860-1920). Etchings and Other Works
Hägg, Axel Herman, 1835-1921
- 1 print : etching and drypoint ; plate mark 25 x 18 cm
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (date):
Date from catalogue raisonné.
- Notes (citation):
Asplund, Karl. “Zorn’s engraved work : a descriptive catalogue.” Vol. I. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1990, San Francisco.
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Asplund: A. 2
Additional information accompanying item: Impression of the second plate, cancelled with a short and a long line across the face.
- Notes (object):
Second state cancelled. The background covered with mostly horizontal lines, 8 of which extend over the right shoulder. The roots of the hair in the middle of the forehead brought lower down by means of about a dozen fresh lines - the modeling of the left side of the face reinforced with horizontal lines. Possibly other small details in the face.
On the plate, Z. Plate destroyed.
Impression from the cancelled plate.