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

The Lost Time: Cultural Ramblings
June 8 - September 22, 2019
Johannes Larsen Museum

Major anniversary exhibition in connection with Peter Brandes’ 75th birthday.

Funen Spring
July 6 - October 6, 2019
Johannes Larsen Museum

The Funen Spring Exhibition celebrates 90 years.

BIRD 2019
September 28, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Johannes Larsen Museum

A new exhibition focuses on birds in art in the year 2019!

News

Enrichment of the Larsen Collection
5. March 2019
Johannes Larsen Museum

A new sketch of a stone marten was donated to the Museum.

New leader: “It’s a privilege”
5. March 2019
Johannes Larsen Museum

New head of department at the Johannes Larsen Museum

What would we do without you
3. December 2018
Johannes Larsen Museet

We are so fortunate to have many volunteers connected to the museum, who help us with many things.

Piggy bank for the history of snaps
26. October 2018
Johannes Larsen Museum

The Snaps Pig has just been published in a handsome new edition with a foreword by Johannes Larsen’s grandson, who carries on the traditions and recipes for spiced aquavit from his grandfather.