Hellesen, Julius (1823-1877)

Artist Description

Copenhagen, 17-07-1823-Copenhagen, 10-07-1877, painter

Nationality: Danish

Company: Denmark, Sweden


Recorded at the Academy of fine arts, CPH. in May 1836, in model school dec. 1843; taught landscape painting by h. B..


Charl. Spring 1840-46, 1860.


Julius Habib came at the Art Academy at age 13 and made her debut as a 17-year-old at Charlottenborg's spring exhibition. Next to the training at the Academy, he took instruction in landscape painting, which became his preferred genre. (H).

devoted himself the Danish countryside and found many of its motifs in Copenhagen's northern outskirts. In 1843 exhibited h. Furthermore a few paintings from Northern Jutland, just as he later in his work as a lithographer performed a series of sønderjyske motifs to Em. Bærentzens topographical series from here.

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