(1867 - 1961)
Johannes Larsen was active/lived in Denmark. Johannes Larsen is known for Plein-aire painting-birds, woodcuts.
Biography Johannes Larsen
Johannes Larsen (1867-1961) was a Danish nature painter. Born in Kerteminde on Funen, Larsen studied art at the Free School in Copenhagen under Kristian Zahrtmann in the 1880s. There he met other painters from Funen, notably Fritz Syberg and Peter Hansen, both from the southern port of Faaborg, and the Funish Painters' * group was born. They went on to create an art colony that influenced many Danish and Swedish artists and brought them success.
Johannes Larsen's home, Møllebakken in Kerteminde, became the gathering place in summer months for many painters, particularly younger artists from Zahrtmann's school. Their ideal was to paint outdoors, not just sketching but painting in all kinds of weather. Their paintings have a fre
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