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Laurits Holst

 (1848 - 1934)
Laurits Bernard Holst was active/lived in California / Denmark, Norway.  Laurits Holst is known for landscape, marine.

Biography   Laurits Holst


Born in Bogense, Norway on Aug. 20, 1848. An itinerant artist, Holst was active in California in 1869-70. The local press called him "an Eastern artist of much talent" who arrived "with the highest recommendations from prominent citizens of Chicago." His assistant in Chicago was Emil Carlsen who cleaned brushes in exchange for lessons. While in California, Holst painted along the Monterey coast, the Golden Gate, Clear Lake, and the Sierra. Exh: Royal Academy (London), 1878.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E); SF Alta, 12-3-1869; SF Bulletin, 4-4-1870.

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