Hans Dahl

1849-1937 Norway

 

Brief Biography-Hans Dahl was from Hardanger, Norway. At the age of twenty-one he took up painting after being in the army for most of his life. He studied under Hans Gude at Karlsruhe art school and under Wilhelm Sohn, the nephew of Karl Ferdinand Sohn in Düsseldorf. He travelled Europe widely but took mostly to Germany where he enjoyed considerable success. His paintings were mostly of landscapes with staffage. Whilst his main residence was Balstrand in Norway he lived intermittently in Berlin. Kaiser Wilhelm II was a patron of his works up until 1914.

 

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Awaiting
his Return

Awaiting his Return

By
The Fjord

By The FJord

By
the Water's Edge

By the Water-s Edge

Fjord
with Sailing Boat

Fjord with Sailing Boat

Snowball Fight
and Snowman

Snowball Fight and Snowman

The Sognefjorden
in Balestrand

The Sognefjorden in Balestrand

Transporting
Hay

Transporting Hay

By
Dahl

By Dahl

Upon
Sunny Waves

Upon Sunny Waves

Girl with Green
Birch Twigs

Girl with Green Birch Twigs