Carl Ludwig Thilson Locher
(1851 - 1915)
Carl Ludwig Thilson Locher was active/lived in Denmark, France. Carl Locher is known for seascape, coastal view painting, etching.
Biography Carl Ludwig Thilson Locher
Carl Locher was a Danish realist painter who from an early age became a member of the Skagen Painters*. Locher was born on 21 November 1851 in Flensburg in the Duchy of Schleswig, which was then part of Denmark. From an early age he took an interest in ships and received his first training from his father who painted ship portraits for a living. After the father passed away, Carl continued his business for a short while and went on several voyages with ships of the Royal Danish Navy. Struck by the grandeur of the Atlantic Ocean, voyage to the Danish West Indies made a particular impression on him.
Even before he began his studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Art* in 1872, he was encouraged by Holger Drachmann to spend a couple of m
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