Hans Fredrik Gude

male / Norwegian
Oslo (city) 1825-03-13
Berlin 1903-08-17
buried in Our Saviour's Cemetery, Oslo (Haverkamp)
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son of Ove Christian Gude (1795-1860) and Marie Elisabeth Brandt (1794-1880); married in 1850 with Betsy Juliane Charlotte Anker (1830-1912); father of painter Nils Gude (1859-1908) (Haverkamp)
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  • Düsseldorf 1841 - 1848
    Gude became - after initially he was rejected - student and later assistant at the Art Academy of Düsseldorf (Haverkamp).
  • Oslo (stad) 1848 - 1854
    Due to the war Gude returned to Norway where he decorated the pleasure house Oscarshall on Bygdøy near Christiania (Oslo) (Haverkamp)
  • Düsseldorf 1854 - 1862
    Gude returned in 1854 to Düsseldorf where he was appointed professor at the Art Academy (Haverkamp 2020). In the summer he often was in Norway (Lillesand, Christiania) or central Europe (Haverkamp)
  • Bettwys-y-Coed 1862 - 1864
    went to Wales in 1862 to escape personal problems and to join a group of artists there who specialized in landscape painting in the open air (Haverkamp)
  • Karlsruhe 1864 - 1880
    became professor at the art school in Karlsruhe; in this period he often went to the Chiemsee and Bodensee, but also visited the areas Sogn, Lista and Romsdalen in Norway (Haverkamp).
  • Berlijn 1880 - 1903
    became professor at the Prussian Art Academy in Berlin. In the summer he visited Rügen, Sogn (1889), Romsdal (1890). Otherwise he spent the summers near the Oslo fjord, from 1898 onwards in his villa 'Sølvkronen' near Horten (Haverkamp)
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape (genre)
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Düsseldorfer Malerschule
Creation date: 1991-12-15; Last modified date: 2023-05-16


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