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Motif from Vichy

Sandberg’s street scene from the little town of Vichy shows an ordinary day—a cart is loaded with vegetables to go to market and a cat lies on the wall in the shade. Sandberg, who had no formal artistic training, left his job in a stationery shop in Stockholm in 1877 to travel with his friend Carl Larsson to Paris, where he devoted himself entirely to his painting. Besides the tour to Vichy, 35 mi…