(1880 - 1940)
Jonas Lie was active/lived in New York / Norway. Jonas Lie is known for New England coastals and New York city scene painitng.
Biography Jonas Lie
Jonas Lie: Norwegian Silver in the American Melting Pot (1)
by Dina Tolfsby, Curator of the Norwegian-American Collection,
National Library of Norway
Jonas Lie (1880-1940) became one of the best-known American landscape
painters in his lifetime. (2) When he arrived in New York at the
age of 13, he got an American education and art training.
Although he took an active part in Norwegian-American activities, he
was regarded as an American artist even though most American
publications mention that he is Norwegian-born. His Norwegian
background meant a lot to him. He visited the country of his
birth several times and worked as a bridge builder between his native
and adopted country.&nbs
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