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Frits Thaulow

 (1847 - 1906)
Frits (Johan Frederik) Thaulow was active/lived in Norway, France, Netherlands.  Frits Thaulow is known for impressionist landscape, townscape and river scene painting.

Frits Thaulow

Frits Thaulow originally wanted to become a marine painter; he studied at the art academy in Copenhagen (1870-73) as well as with the Danish marine specialist C. F. Sorensen.  He then went to Paris, where he spent much of the period 1875-9.  His marine oil paintings and coastal paintings, some of which were accepted at the Paris Salon, were only moderately successful, but he acquired a fair knowledge of contemporary French Realist art and felt that Norwegian artists should learn from it.

In the autumn of 1879 Thaulow went to Skagen in Denmark, painting with a group of Scandinavians there and then on to Oslo.  He spent the years 1879-92 in Norway, a very important period when Realist painting based on French m  ...  Displaying 750 of 6634 characters.

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About  Frits Thaulow

Born:  1847 - Oslo, Norway
Died:   1906 - Volendam, Netherlands
Known for:  impressionist landscape, townscape and river scene painting