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Henrik Gamst Jespersen

 (1853 - 1936)
Henrik Gamst Jespersen was active/lived in Denmark.  Henrik Jespersen is known for romanticized landscape painting.

Henrik Gamst Jespersen

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Henrik Jespersen (1853-1936) specialized in landscapes and often did paintings with sunsets and sunrises. He was very inspired by the artist Janus la Cour and was a pupil of Wilhelm Kyhn, and like them, he created a highly romantic mood in his oils.

Jespersen was known especially for his detailed and romantic landscapes from the Alps and Zealand. Jespersen has received numerous art prizes and had his work exhibited in Denmark, Germany, Paris, Chicago, and Budapest.

Pupil of Wilhelm Kyhn 1878
Denmark Royal Art Academy in 1879

Denmark: Charlottenborg:1880-1936
Kunstner foreningen: 1882-1942
Abroad: The worlds fair in Chicago: 1893
Antwerpen: 1894
Paris: 1900
The Glasgow school artists of Denmark, Chicago: 1895
Budapest: 1936

Jespersen received numerous art awards and prizes among them was Södring prisen, 1884; Neuhausens prisen, 1889; Academy prisen, 1890,1895,1896; Bronze medallion in Paris: 1900

Tyrol, Austria: 1886,1887,1888,1890,1895
Norway: 1894,1915
Italy: 1896-97
Germany: 1902
Sweden: 1905, 1913, 1929
Switzerland: 1906, 1908, 1913, 1924.
Paris and London: 1908

Submitted by by Josephine Rydeng and Jacob Frank, whose source is a "reputable Denmark art dealer."

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About  Henrik Gamst Jespersen

Born:  1853 - Ondlöse, Denmark
Died:   1936 - Frederiksberg, Denmark
Known for:  romanticized landscape painting