Johan Laurentz Jensen

1800-1856 Denmark/Golden Age of Danish Painting

 

Brief Biography-Johan Laurentz Jensen was born in the Gentofte Municipality, Denmark, in 1800. He was a painter of flowers and studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Jensen became a disciple of Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg and Cladius Detlev Fritzsch, and in Paris, learned the art of miniature painting at the Sèvres Porcelain Factory. He visited Italy for inspiration and, later after his return, was appointed the first painter in the Danish Porcelain Factory. He also painted dead fowl and earthenware.

 

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Dahlias in
a Vase

Dahlias in a Vase

A Basket of
Roses on a Ledge

A Basket of Roses on a Ledge

Hollyhocks and
Poppies

Hollyhocks and Poppies

Basket of Fruit
and Roses

Basket of Fruit and Roses

Apple Blossoms
Lilac Violas-

Apple Blossoms Lilac Violas-Cornflowers

Flower Still-life
with Roses

Flower Still-life with Roses and Lilies

Basket
of Roses

Basket of Roses

Rubrum Lilies
and Fuschias

Rubrum Lilies and Fuschias

Fruits
and Hazelnuts

Fruits and Hazelnuts

Still-life with
Flowers

Still-life with Flowers

Rose
Bush

Rose Bush

Ivy
and Grapes

Ivy and Grapes

Still-life with
Strawberries

Still-life with Strawberries