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Theodor Kittelsen Soria Moria Palace oil painting


Soria Moria Palace
Painting ID::  49499
Theodor Kittelsen
Soria Moria Palace
mk198 1900 beskuren Nasjonalgalleriet,Oslo

   
   
     

Theodor Kittelsen Ekko oil painting


Ekko
Painting ID::  82952
Theodor Kittelsen
Ekko
1888. Oil on canvas cjr

   
   
     

Theodor Kittelsen Ekko oil painting


Ekko
Painting ID::  86747
Theodor Kittelsen
Ekko
1888. Oil on canvas cyf

   
   
     

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     Theodor Kittelsen
     1857-1914,was a Norwegian artist born in the coastal town of Kragero in Norway. He is famous for his nature paintings on the one hand, and on the other hand for his illustrations of fairytales and legends, especially of trolls. For a time, Kittelsen studied painting and watchmaking. When his talent was discovered by Diderich Maria Aall, he attended classes at the School of Art in Christiania (the present Oslo). Because of generous financial support by Aall he was able to continue his study in Munich. However, in 1879 Diderich Aall could no longer manage to support him, so Kittelsen had to earn his money as a draughtsman for German papers and magazines. When back in Norway, he found nature to be a great inspiration. Kittelsen started to write texts to his drawings here. In 1881, Kittelsen was hired to illustrate Norwegian fairy-tales by the Norwegian folklore collector Peter Christen Asbjornsen. His style could be classified between (Neo-)Romantic and naive painting. As a national artist he is highly respected and well known in Norway, but does not receive much international attention, which is the reason that his name is hardly registered in registers of painters. Black metal bands such as Burzum have used nearly all of his pictures as album art, notably illustrations taken from Kittelsen book Svartedauen (The Black Death).

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