Interesting paintings by Jerichau Nathan, I had not heard of him before.
Thanks for another tour for us armchair travellers.
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> Subject: [OM] IMG: Copenhagen in the rain
> It seems a bit frivolous to post photos right now, having just learned of the
> loss of Jim, but on the other hand life goes on and I think he would have
> many of these, based on comments he has given me over the years.
> After my 3 days in Aarhus, I went to Copenhagen for one night, using the
> approximately 1.5 days there to visit my parents’ graves and to get together
> with friends. It was raining most of the time on the first day, but no
> still enjoyed the city. And much of my planned activity was indoors anyway,
> especially a visit to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlebæk,
> about 30 km north of Copenhagen. This time, the highlight was an exhibition
> of work by Danish painter J.A. Jerichau, who committed suicide at age 26
> (1890-1916) and was largely forgotten for many years even though his
> paintings were a source of inspiration cited by subsequent famous artists like
> Asger Jorn and Per Kirkeby. Jerichau was ahead of his time in many ways, and
> the fact that he was bisexual at a time when such a sexual orientation was
> frowned upon did not make his life easier. His artistic career lasted just 6-7
> years but produced impressive work which I show in this small gallery of my
> short visit to Copenhagen:
> There are also photos from the city itself, of course.
> As always, comments and critique are welcome and appreciated.
> Nathan Wajsman
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