(1876 - 1964)
John Christen Johansen was active/lived in New York, Illinois, Connecticut. John Johansen is known for portrait, landscape, genre and interior painting.
Biography John Johansen
A painter who combined luminist, tonalist, and impressionist styles and specialized in landscapes, portraits, and interior scenes, John Johansen was born in Denmark and when he was one years old, arrived in Chicago with his parents. He spent his career in the United States in Chicago, New York City and New Canaan, Connecticut the last twenty-nine years of his life.
He studied in Ohio with Frank Duveneck and in Chicago at the Art Institute of Chicago with John Vanderpoel and Frederick Warren Freer. He went to Paris around 1898 and studied at the Academie Julian and at James Whistler's Academie Carmen.
Returning to Chicago around 1905 and teaching at the Art Institute, he married M. Jean MacLane, a fellow student and skil
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