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ASTRUP, Nicolai (1880 - 1928), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ASTRUP, Nicolai (1880 - 1928), Painter

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Norwegian, 20th century, male.

Born 30 August 1880, in Frolen (Sandefjord); died 1928, in Jölster.



Nicolai Astrup studied under Harriet Backer in Oslo from 1899 to 1901, and continued his studies first in Germany in Augsburg, Berlin, Dresden and Munich, and then in Paris at the Académie Colarossi under the instruction of Christian Krohg. He subsequently returned to Norway to paint landscapes, settling in

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