Nicolai Martin Ulfsten
(1854 - 1895)
Nicolai Martin Ulfsten was active/lived in Norway. Nicolai Ulfsten is known for landscape painting.
Nicolai Ulfsten is especially known as landscape painter, and his beautiful landscapes are characterized by large surfaces, long lines and a delicate coloring that emphasizes gray tones.
Less well known are his images of motives from a trip to Egypt, exploring the desert landscape and the light in North Africa. In 1879, Ulfsten undertook a trip to Egypt, and the impressions therefrom resulted in a series of images exploring the distinctive landscape and light effects of the Cairo area. Orientalism was a very popular art direction among artists and audiences in Europe, and Ulfsten was one of a few Norwegian artists in the 19th century who traveled to the Middle East and worked on motivations from there. ... Displaying 737 of 1004 characters.