The Library of Thorvald Boeck by Harriet Backer was created in 1902. The painting is in The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo. The size of the work is 95,4 x 89,5 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: Norwegian painter Harriet Backer was born in Holmestrand. At 12, she first took lessons in drawing and painting, notably with Joachim Calmeyer (1857). She studied with art instructor Johan Fredrik Eckersberg (1861–65), in Berlin with Alphons Holländer (1866–1867), with artist Christen Brun (1867–1868) and attended the painting school of Knud Bergslien (1871–74). She was a student of Léon Bonnat and Jean-Léon Gérôme in Paris (1878–1780)… Read more