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ZG 248  Skrämda – Frightened 1912                          © - Sweden


Previous                       Skrämda              248 Karl Asplund 1920             in Swedish & English

International                Frightened           261 Hjert & Hjert 1980             in English & Swedish

Catalogue                     Effarouchées            -  Loys Delteil 1909               in French

References                   Erschrocken             -  Schubert-Soldern 1905      in German


Motif from                     After the oil painting of  “Skrämda” (100x65) by Zorn 1912 (P)

Executed                      In Zorn’s studio in Stockholm 1912 - but reversed from painting

Signed on Plate             Signed “1912 Zorn” on the lower left corner


Plate Size                     200 x 150 mm

Plate Destroyed            Before 1920 (A)

Plate Archived              With Zorn Collections (Mora, Sweden)



1 état / state – 2-5 copies / Rarity

Före torrnålsstreck över samtliga figurer och över berget i fonden närmast vattnet. De vita fläckarna mellan de två små figurerna äro större än i 2 état.

Before the dry-point lines on all the figures and on the hill in the background nearest the water. The white patches between the two small figures are larger than in state 2.


2 état / state - >50 copies / Not Rare

Reproducerat här och hos Asplund och H&H. Med nämnda torrnålsstreck. Den vita fläcken minskad.

Reproduced here and in Asplund and H&H. With the above mentioned dry-point lines. The white patches diminished.



Total number of copies sold at major auctions 1985 - 2006 = 32 copies




Some major Exhibitions with this etching

1970 American Swedish Historical Museum (Philadelphia)

1979 Spencer Museum of Art (Kansas, USA)

1979 Springfield Art Museum (USA)

1992 American Swedish Historical Museum (Philadelphia)



Some Museum Collections with this etching

American Swedish Historical Museum  – 2 state

Art Institute of Chicago – 2 state (2)

Boston Public Library, Print Department –2 state

Göteborg Museum of Art – 2 state

Springfield Art Museum (USA) – 2 state

Thielska Art Gallery (Stockholm) – state unknown

Zorn Collections (Mora) – 1 state (2), 2 state (4)