Marcus Grønvold

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Staircase in the Rosendal Manor (1903)

Marcus Frederik Steen Grønvold (5 July 1845 – 10 October 1929) was a Norwegian painter. He was a realistic portrait painter and also a landscape artist. [1]

Grønvold was born in Bergen, Norway [2] the son of vicar Christian August Grønvold (1810–1889), and the brother of painter Bernt Grønvold and educator Didrik Grønvold and third cousin of Hans Aimar Mow Grønvold.[3] He studied at the Art Academy in Copenhagen between 1866 & 1869 and in Munich under Karl Piloty between 1874 & 1877. Grønvold finally settled in Munich in 1881 and has two works in the National Gallery of Norway.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Per Jonas Nordhagen. "Marcus Grønvold". Norsk kunstnerleksikon. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Haverkamp, Frode Ernst (2007). "Marcus Grønvold". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 June 2009.
  3. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Grønvold". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 22 June 2009.