Painting, Visual Artist
1876 – 1958
Who was Ásgrímur Jónsson?
Ásgrímur Jónsson was an Icelandic painter, and one of the first in the country to make art a professional living. He studied at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen between 1900-1903 and traveled widely after graduation.
The subjects of his pictures are mostly the landscapes of his home country, particularly mountains. His painting style is similar to the French impressionists like Corot. Some of his pictures also illustrate Icelandic sagas and folk tales.
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- Mar 4, 1876
- Also known as
- Asgrimur Jonsson
- Apr 5, 1958
on July 23, 2013