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
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.
September 28, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Johannes Larsen Museum
A new exhibition focuses on birds in art in the year 2019!
Ornithological Artists Selected
29. May 2019
Artists have now been selected for the BIRD 2019 exhibition, which will be more comprehensive than ever before.