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Sophus Jacobsen

 (1833 - 1912)
Sophus Jacobsen was active/lived in Norway.  Sophus Jacobsen is known for Landscape painting.

Sophus Jacobsen

Biography from Mehlis

Norwegian landscape painter (1833 Fredrikshald to 1912 Dusseldorf).  In 1853 he moved to Dusseldorf, studied with scholarship from the Norwegian government 1853-55 at the Dusseldorf Academy with Hans Gude, undertook in 1855 study tours through Norway, Germany (Eifel, Westerwald, North Sea coast, Rheinland), Holland and Italy. 

In 1854 he exhibited in Norwegian art exhibitions and the Düsseldorf art exhibitions and the Great Berlin Art exhibition, 1856-1912.

Member of the Düsseldorf artist Malkasten and active in Dusseldorf,

Thieme-Becker, Boetticher, Saur, Müller-Singer, Seubert, Dressler, Bénézit, Bruckmann "Encyclopedia of Düsseldorf school" and Wikipedia.

Biography from Auktionshaus Plueckbaum
Jacobsen, Sophus was born in 1833.  He was a Norwegian landscape painter, and pupil of KA Dusseldorf under HF Gude. 

In 1855, he undertook study trips to Norway.  Since 1854, he has exhibited in Germany and Norway.  He is a member of the Artist Association paintbox.

Sophus Jacobsen passed away in Dusseldorf in 1912.

Biography from Auktionshaus Stahl
Norwegian landscape painter, Sophus Jacobsen studied at the Düsseldorf academy under H. Gude from 1853-55 and settled in that town, but repeatedly traveled to Norway.  He not only exhibited in Düsseldorf, but also at the Große Kunstausstellung in Berlin and in Oslo.

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About  Sophus Jacobsen

Born:  1833 - Frederikshald
Died:   1912 - Dusseldorf
Known for:  Landscape painting