• Hans Gude in Britain

    4 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Norwegian landscape painter Hans Gude (1825-1903) wanted his work to be better represented in the British art market, so he went to to England, Scotland, and Wales to paint there.
    Hans Gude, Scotland, 1889
    He noticed a different approach to plein-air work among British painters.
    Hans Gude, Fresh Breeze off the Norwegian Coast
    Among Scandinavian painters in the 1850s, most artists made plein-air paintings on location and then brought the studies back to the studio, where they used them as reference for their larger studio works.
    He noted the practice was different in England, where artists...
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