Ålhustunet Jølster by Nikolai Astrup was created in 1904 – 07. The painting is in private collection. The size of the work is 63 x 93 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: Norwegian modernist painter Nikolai Astrup was born in Kalvåg. In 1899, Astrup left for Kristiania (now Oslo) where he matriculated as student at the Royal Academy of Design. Astrup quickly left to join Harriet Backer’s painting school where he studied until 1901. Astrup lived in Paris where he studied at the Académie Julian. He was a student of Christian Krohg at Académie Colarossi from 1901-02. Astrup later traveled to Berlin, Dresden, Munich, and Hamburg… Read more