Frederik Jonas Lucian Botfield Collett
(1839 - 1914)
Frederik Jonas Lucian Botfield Collett was active/lived in Norway. Frederik Collett is known for paintings.
Biography Frederik Jonas Lucian Botfield Collett
Frederik Collett was the first Norwegian painter who had built himself
an open-air studio. He had seen this in use by the English painters
during his period of study in Wales, and constructed several different
types, both for themselves and for others. These simple structures made it possible to sit outside, even in midwinter and paint
directly by nature.
While Collett's teacher Gude, who was also busy
open-air painting, contented himself with collecting sketches in the
free nature, the English painters endeavored to paint the whole picture
outdoors. Preferably they should also just paint under identical
light and weather conditions. The same method was later adopted by the
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