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Frants Henningsen  (Danish,  1850-1908)
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Frants Henningsen (Danish, 1850-1908)


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Frants Henningsen (Danish, 1850-1908)

The Captain’s Tales

Oil-on-canvas, signed on the stretcher and dated 1889

Painting: 24 ¾” x 33 ¾”
Frame: 32 ¾” x 42”

Henningsen was born in Copenhagen and studied art at the Danish Academy. In 1877, he traveled to Paris and studied with Léon Bonnat. He later went on to Spain where he copied paintings in various galleries on commission.

Henningsen worked in Charlottenborg painting portraits for a time, but soon found that his passion was for genre scenes of everyday life in and around Copenhagen.

Henningsen received several medals for his works and in 1887 became a member of the Academy, later becoming a full professor. He was Denmark’s foremost painter of naturalistic genre of the 1880’s. His works were primarily exhibited in Copenhagen, but he did have two major exhibitions in Berlin (1886 & 1891).