Swedish Hamlet in a Snowy Winter Landscape with Birch Trees by Danish Artist, Jens Christian Bennedsen (1893-1967).
Art measures 38 x 26 inches
Frame measures 44 x 32 inches
An oil painting of an idyllic Scandinavian Snowy Winter Landscape by Jens Christian Bennedsen (1893-1967), a Danish artist and theatre painter based in Copenhagen but also active in Sweden from the 1940’s. He studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen and Rome. The work of Jens Christian Bennedsen is represented in important museums such as the Nivaagaards Malerisamling in Denmark.
ARTIST: Jens Christian Bennedsen is a well-listed Danish artist, whose works have been offered at auctions several times and exhibited in Rome, Gothenburg, Stockholm, Malmø and Copenhagen. He studied at several private art schools and the Royal Art Academy in Copenhagen. He also embarked on several educational trips to Rome, Sweden and Norway. He is a skilled landscape painter and his paintings of particularly Swedish and Norwegian winter landscapes are regarded as his finest.
PAINTING: Vintage 1950’s oil painting on canvas. The painting is a detailed rendering of a typical Swedish setting with birch trees on the left and right in the foreground, wooden houses in the centre and the majestic fells in the background.
Signed: ”Jens Chr. Bennedsen” on the lower right corner.
CONDITION: The painting is in great ready-to-hang condition – no holes, tears or missing paint. The frame has minor scratches and stains, commensurate with age.