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Prince Eugen
1865-1947

The 70-year-old Prince Eugen was painted in 1935 by the Belgian artist Walter Vaes. The portrait was painted in Brussels at the time of the prince's own exhibition.

The artistically talented prince is depicted in a serious, almost melancholic tone. The portrait also expresses the prince's rich life experience and his famous noble personality.

The prince's lifework has been extremely significant in terms of Swedish art. He was known for his generosity, and supported many contemporary artists financially.

FACTS
Portrait: Prince Eugen
Artist: Walter Vaes 1882-1958
Year: Oil on canvas, 1935

The portrait can be seen in the East Guard's Hall of the Bernadotte Apartments at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.