Ida Lorentzen

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Ida Lorentzen

Ida Lorentzen (born December 11, 1951 in New York City ) is an American born, Norwegian artist known for her paintings of interiors of a melancholic nature.

Ida Lorentzen was raised and educated in New England and Oslo. She studied at Boston University’s School of Fine Arts (1970–1974) and the Norwegian National Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo (1974–1979). She was awarded the Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1995 for her Room With a View, (1993) .[1]

Ida Lorentzen has painted several portrait commissions, Queen Sonja of Norway (1994) and the Coronation Ceremony in the Nidaros Cathedral in 1991. Master dissertations are on file at Oslo University, Bergen University and Tromsø University.[2]


  1. ^ Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund (The American Academy of Arts and Letters)"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-06-24. Retrieved 2016-10-01. 
  2. ^ Ida Lorentzen (Harmon-Meek Gallery)

Other Reading[edit]

  • The Story of Seven paintings [1]

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