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CARL FISCHER

(Danish, 1887-1962)

Jeune Femme Liseuse

Oil on Canvas

23¾ x 19¾ Inches

Signed Lower Right, "Carl Fischer"

Additionally Signed Verso on 1951 Charlottenborg Palace Exhibition Label

Provenance: The Collection of Peter and Franz Hougaards

 

Carl Fischer first studied under Viggo Johansen (1907-12) and, subsequently, in the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. He was the recipient of several scholarships, including the Akademie Scholarship (1917) which allowed him to further his studies for two years abroad. Fischer exhibited widely and with success and was the recipient of numerous prizes, medals and juried awards. Throughout his lifetime, he was a regular exhibitor at the Royal Danish Academy of Art's fall invitational exhibition at the Charlottenborg Gallery.

 

Reference:

Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Vol V,  p.479; Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Kunstler, Vollmer Supplement, Vol. II , p.111; et al.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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