Asta Nørregaard

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Self-portrait of Aasta Nørregaard

Asta Nørregaard (13 August 1853 - 23 March 1933) was a Norwegian painter who is best known for her portraits. [1]

Biography[edit]

At a Spring with Ancient Ruins, Italy
French Kitchen Interior

Nørregaard was born in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway. She was the daughter of Hans Peter Nørregaard (1818-1872) and Elise Jacobine Hesselberg (1821-1853). She and an older sister were orphaned early and both remained unmarried. Asta Nørregaard received his early education at the Knud Bergslien painting school together with Harriet Backer. She was a pupil of Eilif Peterssen in Munich from 1875-1878. She studied in Paris during 1879. Nørregaard held solo exhibitions at Blomqvist Kunsthandel in 1893, 1903, 1913 and 1925. She was also a frequent exhibitor at group exhibitions; Salon de Paris from 1881 to 1882 and world exhibitions in Antwerp in 1885 and Paris 1889. She received the King's Medal of Merit in gold in 1920. Her work is exhibited at the Munch Museum, Oslo City Museum, University of Oslo and National Gallery in Oslo.[2] [3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Paul Breder, 1879
  • Anette Birch 1882
  • L'attente de Christ 1881
  • Maggie Plahte, 1881
  • Maggie reiseklar, 1881
  • Asta Norregaard Fransk kjokkeninterior, 1881
  • Villiers-le-Bel, 1881
  • Carl Paul Caspari, 1885
  • Edvard Munch, 1885
  • Gisle Johnson, 1885
  • Musikkinteriør, 1885
  • Bondekone fra Normandie, ca. 1887–89
  • Angelo, 1888
  • Lesende dame ved vindu, 1888
  • Midnattsmesse i et fransk kloster, 1888–89
  • Elisabeth Fearnley, 1892
  • Martine Cappelen Hjort, 1897
  • Dagny Kiær, 1899
  • Niels August Andresen Butenschøn, 1900
  • Marie Andresen Butenschøn, 1904
  • Harald Løvenskiold, 1905

Portraits[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asta Nørregaard". Store norske Leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Om Blomqvist". Blomqvist Kunsthandel. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  3. ^ Anne Wichstrøm. "Asta Nørregaard". Norsk biografisk leksikon. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 

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