Lars Jorde

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Cover of I brønden og i tjernet drawn by Lars Jorde. 1898

Lars Jorde (22 May 1865 - 25 September 1939) was a Norwegian painter and illustrator.

He was born at Vang in Hedmark but eventually settled in Lillehammer. He studied under Gerhard Munthe, Alfred Philippe Roll, Eilif Peterssen and Harriet Backer, and Kristian Zahrtmann. He painted in different styles over the course of his career, and is represented with several works in the National Gallery of Norway.[1]

Jorde also worked as an illustrator, illustrating Nansen and Sverdrup's Fram over polhavet (1897) and Andersen's I cancelliraadens dage (1907) and I brønden og i tjernet by Jørgen Moe (1898).[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jorde, Lars". Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
  2. ^ "I Brønden og i Tjernet". dokpro.uio.no. Retrieved September 1, 2016.