(1880 - 1965)
Johannes Holst was active/lived in Germany. Johannes Holst is known for Marine painting.
Biography Johannes Holst
born in Hamburg in 1880, initially started his career as a decorative
painter studying with Heinrich Paul Lüdders, who worked as a marine
painter too. In 1903 Holst started to work with the Hamburg Gallery
Commeter, gaining a good deal by selling his paintings.
fascinated by ships, the artist undertook many voyages and even sailed
himself. His works were mainly influence by the painters Anton Melbye
(1818-75), Hugo Schnars-Alquist (1855-1939) and the Englishman John
Robert Charles (Jack) Spurling (1870-1933). Holst died in 1965.(cru)
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