KREUGER, Nils Edvard
(b. 1858, Kalmar, d. 1930, Stockholm)
Gypsy on Öland1885
Oil on panel, 32 x 42 cm
Malmö Museer, Malmö
This painting is an evocative study of motion. The horseman is riding at a gallop, leading a second horse behind him. It is raining, and the horses' hooves are splashing water from puddles. The wind is ruffling their manes and the man's clothing.