Adelsteen Normann (1848-1918)

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Author name: Adelsteen Normann.
(1848, Bodo, Norway – 1918, Oslo, Norway). Worked Dusseldorf, Germany, in 1869 – 1873. Honorable Mention The Paris Salon, in 1884. Bronze Medal The Paris Salon, in 1889. He was the first northern Norwegian who successfully became a painter. His specialty was romantic fjord landscapes. In these he often portrayed small steamships or sailboats sailing on calm seas. His landscapes, too, were often products of his imagination. He was one of the first Norwegian artists who discovered the midnight sun as a motif.