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Johan Thomas Lundbye (b. Kalundborg 1818, d. Bedsted 1848)

The bleaching ground at Vognserup Manor. Signed with monogram and dated 1845. Oil on canvas. 48×64 cm.

Karl Madsen, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Works of J. Th. Lundbye, 1895, no. 186, mentioned p. 151–152 and reproduced p. 151.

Exhibited: Charlottenborg 1845 no. 184, here acquired by Orla Lehmann for 50 Rd. Kunstforeningen 1893 no. 103. Rådhusudstillingen af Dansk Kunst til 1890, 1901 nr. 1175.

Reproduced: “Kunst i Danmark, Ny Række. III, Karl Madsen, Malerier af Johan Thomas Lundbye”, 1931, no. 40.

Literature: Karl Madsen, “Johan Thomas Lundbye”, 1949, reproduced p. 199 and mentioned p. 200.

Provenance: County governor Orla Lehmann (1845). Dr. phil. G. Rode. V. Rode. Mrs A. Rode, née Plough (1895). The collection of consul general Johan Hansen no. 1013, his auction Winkel & Magnussen 126, 1932, part III, no. 109, reproduced p. 4 (the frontispiece). Merchant Carl Schepler. Bruun Rasmussen auction 410, 1980 no. 58, reproduced p. 27. Private Danish collection.

Lundbye mentions the painting in his diary 27 February 1845.

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Paintings & drawings, 30 November 2021



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