Fritz Thaulow (1847-1906)

Hiro Fine Art is interested in purchasing artwork by Fritz Thaulow.

Fritz Thaulow, born 1847 in Oslo, Norway, is known for his paintings and engravings. He studied at the Academy of Copenhagen and continued his education in Paris where his paintings received success in the Salon. He returned to Oslo and began working with subjects of city life, historic Oslo and landscapes, becoming highly admired in the city. To give variety to his work, he traveled to Paris and Venice, becoming close with artists like Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin. He also mentored his young cousin, Edvard Munch. He became well known and founded the Progressive Artist’s Union in 1885 and served as president for two years. In 1898, Andrew Carnegie asked him to serve on the jury for the an international exhibition at the Carnegie Institute. While it took place in Pittsburg, Thaulow traveled to many east coast cities on this trip, painting important American scenes.