Danish Oil Painting Sgnd dtd 1918 Lush Nude

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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: Pre 1920: Item # 579067
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Signed "FB" for the listed Danish artist Folmer Bonnén (1885-1960). He studied with Holger Grönvold in 1906 and then at Kristian Zahrtmann's School until 1908. He travelled in most of Europe and to the Ukraine. From 1945 he lived for some years in Sweden. He exhibited with a number of artists' groups in Denmark and on the official Spring exhibitions on Charlottenborg between 1914 and 1960. He was co-founder of The Thirteen with whom he had his breakthrough. His style was expressive and colorful. He also worked as a poet and started a school for painters. Piece is oil on carboard--no condition problems-17 by 27 inches-add 2.5 for period gilt frame-dtd 1918--lush, plush lady who is not bashful--stong painting-