Johannes Larsen (1867-1961)

Johannes Larsen was the son of a merchant in Kerteminde. He received his artistic training at Zahrtmann's School in Copenhagen, where he became a member of the group of artists with the name: The Funen painters.
From the earliest childhood Johannes Larsen had experienced artists within reach in the form of his talented uncle, portrait painter Johan Peter Bless (1825-80). And also the painter Christian Eckardt (1832-1914) and the artist Lorentz Frølich (1820-1908), who in recent years lived in Paris, was a part of the family.
Johannes Larsen built in 1901-02 his house on Mill Hill (Møllebakken) in Kerteminde, where he moved in with painter-wife Alhed and their two boys, Jeppe Andreas "Puf" and Johan "Lysse". Throughout his long artistic life, Johannes Larsen had a very large production of oil paintings, watercolors and graphic works.

Calendar

Expedition tent in the garden
From June 23 until August 10
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How green is the grass in Larsen’s garden?

Green garden pictures and green fingers
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 AM to 3 PM, July 3 until August 9
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Do you have a green thumb?

Beer, operetta and a campfire
Sunday, August 19, 5:00 - 8:30 PM
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Good for body and soul

Valuation Day at the Museum
Lørdag den 8. september kl. 11-14
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Har du noget spændende i gemmerne, som du gerne vil have vurderet af en ekspert?

News

Fresh nesting boxes for Larsen’s birds
26. March 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Our faithful volunteer, Mogens Salling, has spent the last few weeks cleaning and repairing all the bird boxes in Larsen’s garden.

The Coffee House will be temporarily closed
6. February 2018
The Johannes Larsen Museum

The Coffee House at the Johannes Larsen Museum is closing on Feb.1, 2018 due to rebuilding and expansion.

The Ladby Tapestry will be extended
5. December 2017
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The beautiful Ladby Tapestry will be on display at the museum for another two months.

Read the private letters and diaries of the Funen painters
5. December 2017
The Johannes Larsen Museum

Thousands of private letters to and from the Funen painters and their circle are now available to the public.