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Christian Krohg

Norwegian painter (1852-1925)

1852   -   1925

movement: Realism
genre: portrait
country of citizenship: Norway
language of expression: Norwegian
educated at: University of Oslo
occupation: painter, professor, writer, journalist
award received: Order of St. Olav
student of: Johan Fredrik Eckersberg, Karl Gussow

For the politician of the same name, see Christian Krohg (government minister).Christian Krohg (13 August 1852 – 16 October 1925) was a Norwegian naturalist painter, illustrator, author and journalist. Krohg was inspired by the realism art movement and often chose motives from everyday life. He was the director and served as the first professor at the Norwegian Academy of Arts from 1909 to 1925.
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