Meyer, Jacob (1895-1971)

Artist Description

Meyer, Kristian Jacob Valdemar, 1895-1971, painter and graphic artist.

Jacob Meyer's favorite subjects were landscapes and genre paintings, both in painting and graphics. Among his etchings, often in color, seen landscapes from Utterslev and Værløse and motifs from Copenhagen's backyards. He was especially known as a graphic artist, but has also done ceramics for Bregnerød Potteries.

Technical. SK. 1909-11; Kunstakad. KBH. Oct. 1913-spring 1915.

Travel and stay abroad
Italy 1921, 1923, 1931-33, 1937; Paris 1939.

Posts and duties

Eration. of the best. for Artist foren. of 18. Nov., 1932, fmd. from 1944; FMD. for udstillingsudv. from 1937; eration. by Charl. Castle censurkom. 1940-43, 1952, 1962; eration. of the best. for Charl. Dog show. 1953-1961.

Scholarships and awards

Otto Bache 1941.


Charl. OJ. 1922, 1931, 1937-47, 1955, 1960, 1966; Charl. Spring 1923-31, 1933-48, 1950-69, 1971; Artist foren. of 18. Nov., 1927; North. Graphics 1924-25; KE 1928-30; Graphic Kunstnersamf. 1931; Interskand. Graphic art 1939; Foren. for the Night. Art 1946, 1969; Since. Artist genera, Charl. Castle 1952; Randers pictures 1750-1940, Randers Kunstmus. 1983. Solo exhibitions: 1940; Værløse Bibl. 1969.


Party from the Furesø Lake (1928); Landscape, harvesting (1940, Vejle Kunstmus.); Lunch table (1948, Aabenraa Mouse.); The letter be read at bedside (1948, mouse. at Sønderborg Slot); Evening mood (1950); Copper Press Itself. C (1950); Sondergaard. Værløse (1955); Lilleskovgaard. Vedde (1956); Falconer

Allé in snow (1956). Etchings: Gl. Mill (1922, Vejle Kunstmus.); House and tree (1924, cinematographer); Winter Party (1934, cinematographer); Snow (Victoria and Albert Mouse., London); Repr. in engraving collect.


Ekstrabl. 15.6.1924 (g. Nygaard); URNat.tid. 20.6.1924 (Th. Faaborg); Christian F. Beck in: Da. Art, jan. 1949; Dec. 1949; Laura J: Søllerød, seen with malerøje, 1983.

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