“Vilhelm Kyhns Atelier pa Farimagsvejen”. Vilhelm Kyhn sitting in front of the easel in his studio in Copenhagen. Unsigned. Oil on canvas. 47×61 cm.
H. Slyngbom, “Dansk Kunstnerleksikon”, 1947 p. 226 mentions that Hans Jensen with the help of his drawing teacher Christoffer Faber and the sculptor C. Peter joined Vilhelm Kyhn's school for painters. Slyngbom also mentions that Jensen painted Kyhn's studio (The present painting).
Kyhn's studio got the name “Hulen” (The Cave). It was located next to
his house in Vester Farimagsgade 5 near Sct. Jørgens Sø (Lake) in Copenhagen. Here Kyhn's students and artist friends met for informal gatherings.
Provenance: The collection of Consul General Johan Hansen, his auction “Kunstnerportrætter” (Artist portraits), part XI, Winkel & Magnussen 151, 1934 no. 126, reproduced p. 29.