Lars Johnson Haukaness
(1862 - 1929)
Lars Johnson Haukaness was active/lived in Illinois, Minnesota, Ontario / Canada, Norway. Lars Haukaness is known for portrait and landscape painting, design.
Biography Lars Johnson Haukaness
Lars Jonson Haukaness was born in Granvin, Hardanger Fjord, Norway, in 1862. He studied with the Norwegian painters, Erik Werenskiold, Christian Krohg and Fritz Thaulow at the Bergslien studio in Christiania (Oslo), after arriving there in 1882. He participated in several exhibitions in Oslo from 1884-1886. After emigrating to America in 1888, he eventually settled in Chicago in 1893. There he became immersed in the Norwegian community where he was a designer and painter for the Chicago World Exposition and worked as a house painter.
In 1902, he moved to Madison, WI, where he made his living as a portrait and landscape painter. By 1907 he had settled in Spring Grove, MN, where he had some success pa
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