(1858 - 1936)
Augusta Jensen was active/lived in Sweden. Augusta Jensen is known for painting.
Biography Augusta Jensen
Augusta Jensen was a brilliant portrait painter, but her work is rare at auction. Many of them were destroyed when the studio at Orrholmen in Karlstad was burned shortly after her death. Värmland Museum currently has the largest collection of Augusta Jensen's works.
Augusta Jensen, daughter of utility cartridge Andreas Elieson, was born in 1858 in Grums. Just 19 years old, she traveled to Düsseldorf on her own and studied painting for three years for Bengt Nordenberg. 1883 carried it to Paris, the following year to Italy and Capri. Like other Nordic artists such as Anshelm Schultzberg, Lotten Rönquist, Marie and P.S. Kröyer was fascinated by the island and its inhabitants. It is during these years that Augusta Jensen's artistry blossoms
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