The first half of 1905 the Zorns were mostly in Mora where they had as guest Albert Engström and Prince Eugen and on Zorn's 45th birthday Karin
and Carl Larsson were guests at the Zorn Manor. On February the 12th Anders and Emma travelled to Stockholm for the Nordic Games, they stayed for four days and then returned.
During May Anders journeyed through Europe and passed through Innsbruck and Munich and reached Paris in the end of the month.
After the celebration of the Midsummer Eve in Mora, Zorn and Albert Engström made a voyage on his sailing yatch Mejt I to Finland and Estonia. During this voyage
eastward they met Albert Edefelt, Emil Wikström, Eliel Saarinen and Bertel Gripenberg, towards the end the of the sailing tour they visited Axel Gallén at
Tyresö in the Stockholm's archipelago.
Zorn had a new fishing cabin in Gopsmor just outside Mora where he spent a lot of time during the autumn. With him were Mejt and Mona and they were fishing in
Garberg and Emma came for a shorter visit.
The Zorns travelled to Stockholm at the turn of November, by Christmas they were back in the Zorn Manor with Karlfelt as a guest.
The winter of 1906 Anders spent in Gopsmor and Karlfelt visited him in the idyllic atmosphere of the wilderness. The 19th of March Zorn became fellow of the
Accademia fiorentina delle Atri del disengo.
On the last days of March Zorn left for Stockholm and Paris.
Between May 17 to June 16 Zorn was an exhibitor in a retrospective exhibit at Durand-Ruel in Paris. He showed 166 exhibits, watercolours, oil paintings, etches and
sculptures. During this visit he did a series of etchings depicting the French leading personalities in the field of culture; Anatole France, Déstournelles
De Constant, Marcellin Berthelot, Rodin and Alfred Beurdeley.
This summer sailing occurred in Stockholm's archipelago and when he visited Sandhamn, he did the painting Från Sandhamn.
Later that summer Zorn arranged a one- man exhibition in Mora courthouse. The exhibit served one major purpose, for the benefit of culture and the proceeds of the
exhibition was donated for local adult education.
The 1st of September Zorn visited the folk musician festival (spelmansstämma) in Gesunda.
Then he went to Stockholm to be an exhibitor in a retrospective exhibit arranged by the Art Society in aid of the prospective folk high school (folkhögskola) in Mora.
Later that autumn an exhibit of Zorn's art works were arranged in Uppsala entitled Oldish and Newish (Gammalt och Nytt). Some of the exposed art works in
Stockholm and Uppsala were later exhibited in Helsinki.
On November 6 Zorn's half- sister Karin died of double pneumonia.
In December, Zorn returned to Mora and he wrote a letter of thanks to Saint-Gaudens who had given him a bronze bust.
He now completed his fishing cabin in Gopsmor.
The winter of 1907 he spent in Gopsmor and at the beginning of January, Anders and Mejt gave away the prizes in the traditionally trotting race at Saxviken in Mora.
In the end of March, Zorn started his trip to South America for recreation. After a shorter stop in New York his journey continued to Havana via Miami and then to Vera Cruz
in Mexico, where Zorn experienced an earthquake. Then his travel continued to San Antonio, New Orleans and finally St. Louis.
During May he started his trip towards home on the boat Kaiserin Auguste Victoria (Hamburg America Line). Upon his arrival in London Zorn interrupted his
fasting of work by portraying Ernest Cassel.
On Midsummer's Eve Zorn was on the Sandängarna in Mora and Hugo Alfvén was his guest, he later (1948) expressed this experience in the
composition Tempo fuioso.
During this summer an Art exhibition was arranged in Mora courthouse with art works of Zorn, Prince Eugen and Carl Larsson. The purpose was again for the benefit
of the culture in Mora.
Zorn depicted the countryside and it's people in his most popular paintings and therefore nourished the old conception of Dalecarlia as the Swedish image.
More than ever, Zorn was managing to make a local Dalecarlian culture to a National concern. He and Emma were participating actively in the local culture by supporting
and encouraging the domestic handicraft and enhance the adult education through the foundation of the Mora Folkhögskola (Mora folk high school),
inaugurated on the 1 of November 1907.
At the same time, Zorn started his career as a collector of, both the old relics of folk art and the international art that he bought in the European art galleries and brought
home from his trips. He also supplemented his domains in Mora this year.
Mora folkhögskola opened January 7 1908 and Emma were reading aloud from Heidenstam's book Ett folk, but Zorn spent most of his time
at Gopsmor in January and it was now that he painted In the cookhouse.
On February 7, Zorn visited Mora for the arrangement of a skiing contest between Älvdalen and Mora. He celebrated his birthday at the Zorn Manor. He
made a cruise to the Mediterranean Sea during March and April and Zorn resumed his autobiographic.
In June, he was back in Mora and the painting Vårdrömmar was made at Klubbholmen in Siljan (lake).
This year the Zorn Manor got its final shape through the building of the third floor.
In July Anders, Emma and Mejt did a shorter sailing tour to Kalmarsund where Emma and Mejt departed, and they were reunited in Stockholm later.
In August the Princessial couple Troubetskoy were in Mora as Zorn's guests.
On December 1, it was a celebration on the Mora Folkhögskola and Emma was reading aloud Heidenstam's poems, even Zorn participated in the games.
The Christmas was celebrated in the Zorn Manor with the Sparre family as guests.
During the winter of 1909 Zorn was occupied with the portrait of The Queen Sophia and in February the freshly painted portraits of Gustav V
and the queen dowager were exhibited on the Swedish National Museum, together with the portrait of Oscar II from 1898.
In Stockholm he took his chance to visit, the Nordic games where he met the Crown Prince Gustav Adolf and in March, the Crown Princes visited the Zorn Manor.
Later that spring Anders and Emma were in Venice and he was exhibitor in Biennalen with a one- man exhibition. After the exhibit in Venice he participated in X.
Internationale Kunstsusstellung in Munich and received on June 6, a Medallion of the first class for his painting Erwachen.
Together With Prince Eugen, the Zorns made a car trip through Germany, Austria and Prague. From there they continued to Paris and ended the trip in London via Amsterdam.
Zorn's Morgonbad that was showed at the exhibition in Venice was installed in June in the Zorn Manor's garden.
In the beginning of December Zorn were in Copenhagen portraying Mrs Kauffmann.
During this year the Delteils catalogue with Zorn's etchings were published.
Zorn spent most of the first part of 1910 in his cabin at Gopsmor, but he had to return to Mora, because he did not feel well.
Vittorio Emanuelle appointed the 15 of January Zorn as Commendatore dell'Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro and on 21 of March it was confirmed that Zorn
was an honourable member of R. Accademia di Belle Arti in Milano.
On Zorn's 50th anniversary, his birthday guests were Prince Eugen, Carl Larsson, and county governor of Mora Holmqvist and Karlfelt.
On April in Berlin, the Secession opened where Zorn participated with a big collection and he was unanimous praised by the press.
In the beginning of the summer, the Zorn Manor had its new veranda at northwest made and completed and Mejt visited it for the first time on 19 of May. During
Midsummer, Zorn was visited by Prince Eugen and Karlfelt and after that Zorn and the Prince went back to Stockholm by car.
In July Zorn began his usually summer sailing but he interrupted the trip in August, instead he went to Stockholm and portrayed the American ambassador in Berlin,
David Jayne Hill. The portrait was temporary exhibited in the Swedish National Museum.
Zorn was in Mora with Axel Munthe and wife as guests in September. Anders now did Gopsmor before he and Emma made a short trip to Stockholm for the celebration
of Henriette Lamm's 80th birthday.
During October, Zorn was giving lessons in drawing at Mora Folkhögskola and on 16th, they celebrated their wedding anniversary.
In November, Zorn completed his etching of Strindberg and at Waldemarsudde (Stockholm), he was occupied with the painting of Prince Eugen.
Zorn's proposal for an equestrian statue of Engelbrekt as a National monument to be placed in front of Parliament was given great publicity.
Frans Servaes book about Zorn, was publiced during this year, in the series Künstler- Monographien, publisher were H. Knackfuss.
The Christmas celebrations were at the Zorn Manor together with Axel Munthe and just before New Year's Eve came the County governor.
In the beginning of the year of 1911, Zorn had as guests Karlfelt, Torsten Laurin and Nathan Söderblom and they visited the yearly trotting race at Saxviken.
Zorn left for Berlin in the end of January together with Laurin and reported home to Emma that: the cleaning of Gustav Vasa went well but I am not done yet, he also
wrote that he felt comparatively well, but it hurts when I walk a lot.
On the 13 of March, Zorn was aboard the express steamer George Washington on the Atlantic Ocean and he was busy with his autobiographic, this was Zorn's seventh
and last trip to America.
In Pittsburgh, he was a juror and in Washington, he did the portraits of President Taft, Vicepresident Sherman, Senator Aldrich, Andrew Carnegie and
Mr Piat Andrew.
In May, he was aboard the steamer Kronprinz Wilhelm and he resumed his autobiographic and wrote about the year's 1893-99.
The large International Exhibit opened in Rome 28 of March and Zorn participated with 18 oil paintings, 20 big etches and four sculptures. Back in Berlin, Zorn did a
portrait of Siegmund Aschott. He reported later to Emma that the portrait of Hill and the manager for the Deutsche Bank Arnold Von Gwinner
were complete and had been received with exceptional enthusiasm.
On the 29 of March, Zorn arrived at Stockholm with the morning train from Berlin and Emma and Mejt met him. The following day they went to Gröna Lund
(amusement park) and to a dinner at Laurin's.
On June 4, the Zorns took the new sailboat Mejt II for a shorter test and on the 6th Mejt were abroad for a short voyage to Trälhavet where they saw the American warships.
Towards the end of June Zorn was in Gopsmor and on the Midsummer's Eve he and Mejt went to Selbäck (Mora), to visit their mother, and on 27th Zorn left Mora
for his annual summer sailing.
In the last days of September, Emma travelled to Stockholm to visit her mother, she had received a message that her mother was ill and shortly thereafter, Zorn arrived.
In early October Henriette Lamm died and the Zorns returned to Mora after the funeral arrangements the 12th.
During the last part of the year, Zorn educated Nyman, Küsel and Riger in how to etch and Zorn also held classes in drawing at Mora folkhögskola.
He celebrated Christmas at the Zorn Manor.
On March 27 1912, Zorn travelled to the Mediterranean Sea via Munich. In Rome he met Ossbach and on Capri he visited Munthe. On his trip to Egypt and
Palestine, he resumed his autobiographic and towards the end of April, he visited all of Jerusalems sanctuaries. Zorn had during his time here also been able
to meet up with his fellow compatriots from Nås in Dalecarlia, who earlier had emigrated from Sweden.
During the autumn, the Artist's Association had arranged an exhibition of Zorn's artwork and Zorn was praised in the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet
of the 1 of October.
In the spring of 1913, the Zorns again travelled to the Mediterranean Sea and abroad the Scilla departed from Palermo on its way to Tunis Zorn resumed
his autobiographical work. The voyage continued May 2 from Algeria to Barcelona.
Later during May Zorn was in Paris where he met Charles Deering and made a portrait of Senator Aldrich.
In the height of the summer, Zorn was in Mora visited by Charles Armitage who had followed him from Paris to the Zorn Manor. In July, Mr. Brising was in Mora for an
inventory of the Zorn antique collection, which contained more than 400 objects.
Zorn made his usual summer sailing in the late summer and on 27 of September Zorn's sister Mejt was marrying Per Ståbi, and according to Mejt was
brother deeply touched, during the ceremony.
In the autumn Zorn decorated his new studio at Södermalmstorg 4 (Slussen, Stockholm) and that was celebrated with a dinner together with Carl Larsson,
Bruno Liljefors and Albert Engström.
He went back to Mora for Christmas.