(1869 - 1935)
Martin Borgord was active/lived in California, New York / Holland, Norway. Martin Borgord is known for landscape, portrait, still life and marine painting.
Painted by Richard Miller. Singer Collection
Biography Martin Borgord
Martin Borgord was a painter of landscapes, portraits, still lives and marine views, as well as a sculptor at the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries. His paintings depict a kind of realism which uses a very accurate reproduction of the painted subject. In 1916 and 1918, he worked and exhibited at Old Lyme, Connecticut with his studio behind the Florence Griswold House.
Borgord was born in Norway, the son of Petter Klemethaugen and Johan Oudensdotter Vasrus. Not long after his son's birth, Klemethaugen bought a large farm called Borgord. As often the case at the time, the family became known under the name of the estate. His parents passed away when he was quite young, and Martin was raised by an au
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