Erik Werenskiold

Erik Werenskiold

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Erik Theodor Werenskiold was a Norwegian painter and illustrator. He is especially known for his drawings for the Asbj rnsen and Moe collection of Norske Folkeeventyr, and his illustrations for the Norwegian edition of the Snorri Sturlason Heimskringla. Erik Theodor Werenskiold was born in Eidskog, at Granli gaard, southeast of Kongsvinger in Hedmark county, Norway. He lived his first four years here with his family, until they moved to Kongsvinger. Werenskiold grew up in Kongsvinger Fortress as the fourth son of the commander. He attended the Kongsvinger national school and then in the three years 1869-72 was at the privately owned Latin school operated by Harald Aars and Peter Voss in Christiania. Based on advice from the painter Adolph Tidemand, he attended a college for painters. During 1873, he was a pupil of Norwegian sculptor, Julius Middelthun, at the Drawing School in Christiania. He studied for a short time at the studio of artist, Axel Ender in the autumn of 1875
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135693751
  • 9786135693751