The Muse and the Museum
Jan Valentin Saether

Artist: Saether, Jan Valentin (Norway)
Title: The Muse and the Museum, 1981-86
Artist Birth Date: 1942-2018
Medium: Painting (oil on canvas – triptic wood panels) Subject: Nude in interior scene
Art Type: Original
Description: Triptic realism scene of a female nude in an interior landscape with tension in the air.
Dimensions Framed: 54 3/4 In. H x 140 In. W
Notes: Exhibition: “Jan Saether’s Works”, September 1989, Andrea Ross Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
A masterpiece by an important Olso, Norway artist, Chair of Univ. Norway Art Dept., still working, and widely collected in Scandinavia.
Exhibited: San Diego State University, Downtown Gallery, SDSU “Presence: Selections from the Strauss Family Foundation,” Sixteen artworks. Nov. 5, 2015 – Jan. 27, 2016. Curated by Professor Tina Yapelli (view article)