(1874 - 1954)
Julius Lars Hoftrup was active/lived in New York / Sweden. Julius Hoftrup is known for easel and mural painting, landscape, street scenes.
Biography Julius Hoftrup
Julius Lars Hoftrup (1874 - 1954)
Hofterup in Skane was the birthplace of J. Lars Hoftrup. Hoftrup
immigrated to a farm in New York in 1881 but left to study at Cooper
Union Art School and later made study journeys to paint landscapes in
Canada, France, and North Africa.
His work has been shown in exhibitions at the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. and at the Brooklyn Museum.
Submitted by Edward P. Bentley, Art Historian and Researcher, East Lansing, Michigan
Swanson, Mary Towley. Tangled Web: Swedish Immigrant Artists' Patronage Systems, 1880-1940. 2004.