Nils Hansteen

Painting, Visual Artist

1855 – 1912

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Who was Nils Hansteen?

Nils Severin Lynge Hansteen was a Norwegian painter.

Nils Hansteen was born in Mo i Rana, in the county of Nordland, Norway. He attended the painting school of Knud Bergslien from 1873 and Peder Thurmann Cappelen. He later studied under Hans Gude in Karlsruhe from 1876 to 1877. He then lived in Munich, Italy and Copenhagen.

He was known principally as a landscape and marine painter. He painted in a naturalistic style, with motifs from marine and forest environments. Two of his paintings are owned by the National Gallery of Norway.

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Born
1855
Died
1912

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on July 23, 2013

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