Lars Hertervig, 1830-1902

Hanne Katrine Berg
He was born on Borgøya, an island outside the western coast of Norway. As an adult, he suffered from mental illness and melancholia, but he never stopped working on his art. He also spent years of his life in deepest poorness, but history tells that he painted every day, the last 30 years of his life. Lars Hertervig is a treasure in the Norwegian art history; his works are filled with an enigmatic kind of magic and beauty, - he painted the most beautiful skies I ever have seen in art.
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Lars Hertervig - The Tarn

Lars Hertervig - The Tarn

Lars Hertervig, a Norwegian artist who never received the recognition he deserved. When I see paintings like his, it reminds me how it often seems like those claimed to be insane have an extended awareness. They manage to capture what lies beyond the illusions, bringing us closer to the truth. (And I can so agree to these words! HKB)

Lars Hertervig, a Norwegian artist who never received the recognition he deserved. When I see paintings like his, it reminds me how it often seems like those claimed to be insane have an extended awareness. They manage to capture what lies beyond the illusions, bringing us closer to the truth. (And I can so agree to these words! HKB)

Lars Hertervig, «Borgøya»

Lars Hertervig, «Borgøya»

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lars hertervig

Lars Hertervig, «Skog»

Lars Hertervig, «Skog»

Niels Bjørnsen Mølle, Lars Hertervig

Niels Bjørnsen Mølle, Lars Hertervig

lars hertervig - Pesquisa Google

lars hertervig - Pesquisa Google

Lars Hertervig, «Fra Tysvær»

Lars Hertervig, «Fra Tysvær»

Lars Hertervig - Google Search

Lars Hertervig - Google Search

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