Olaf Olesen 1873-1953 Winter Landscape 1919 Oil on Linen on Board P1461

One of the Most Beautiful winter landscapes from the end of the arts and crafts movement is as modern today as it was then.You don’t get the truly gifted hand of Olesen until you see this in person. The Nuances and skillful use of color within the white of the snow. Remarkable.

Not a lot is known of this gifted Danish master except many of his works survived and many have been sold at auction starting in 2011. What we do know is that he was born March 14th 1873 and according to one website passed in 1953. Active in New York and Denmark we can find on Ancestory .com that he came into the country many times between 1920 and 1950. His father was Jorgen Olesen and he left behind a fair amount of beautiful works of art. This example came from the Hansen collection of the famous Swedish Born painter Ejnar hansen who came to this country in 1915 and settled in california in the 1920’s. Olesen was thought to be a friend of the family.

This example was recently cleaned and framed. 20 x 24 ,Framed 27 x 31

Price on request.