NIELS PEDERSON MOLS

(Danish, 1851-1921)

OLD FRIENDS, 1891

Oil on Canvas

18⅜ x 13¾  Inches

Signed Lower Left

Old Label Verso with  Exhibit Record:

Charlottenberg International Art Exhibition, Munich, 1892.

 

This notable genre and animal painter first studied at the Royal Danish Academy from 1880 to 1884. Over a long career, Mols exhibited widely and with success beginning with the State Museum of Art in Copenhagen (1886) and, subsequently, throughout Europe including at the Paris Salon where he was awarded the Bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1900.

 

Reference:

Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Vol 9 p.730; Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Bildenden Kunstler, Vol. 25/26, p. 47-48; Davenport’s Art Reference Guide, 2009/10 Edition, p.1812; et al.

 

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