Erik Henningsen

(29 August 1855 - 28 November 1930) was a Danish painter and illustrator. He is best known for his Social Realist paintings of poor and exposed groups in the 1880s and 1890s. He was the younger brother of Frants Henningsen who was also a painter. Erik Henningsen was born on 29 August 1855 in Copenhagen to Frants Ludvig Henningsen (1820-1869), a grocer, and Hilda Charlotte Christine ne Schou (1824-1880). He showed an early artistic talent and was articled to decorative painter A. Hellesen. He also took drawing lessons privately with C. V. Nielsen and was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1873. He graduated in 1877 and won several awards and distinctions, including the Academy's Annual Medal in 1887 and 1890, the Ancher Prize in 1889.

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Erik Henningsen Sat ud oil painting


Sat ud
Painting ID::  73685
Artist: Erik Henningsen
Painting: Sat ud
Introduction: Sat ud (Evicted), oil painting by Erik Henningsen cjr
   
   
     

Erik Henningsen En agitator oil painting


En agitator
Painting ID::  73686
Artist: Erik Henningsen
Painting: En agitator
Introduction: En agitator (An agitator), oil painting by Erik Henningsen 1899(1899)
   
   
     

Erik Henningsen Barnemordet oil painting


Barnemordet
Painting ID::  74381
Artist: Erik Henningsen
Painting: Barnemordet
Introduction: English: Erik Henningsen: Summus jus, summa injuria / Barnemordet (The infantcide), oil painting by Erik Henningsen Date 1886 cyf
   
   
     

Erik Henningsen farmers in the capital oil painting


farmers in the capital
Painting ID::  74382
Artist: Erik Henningsen
Painting: farmers in the capital
Introduction: Bønder i hovedstaden (farmers in the capital), oil painting by Erik Henningsen Date 1887(1887) cyf
   
   
     

Erik Henningsen A wounded worker), oil painting


A wounded worker),
Painting ID::  75288
Artist: Erik Henningsen
Painting: A wounded worker),
Introduction: English: En såret arbejder (A wounded worker), oil painting by Erik Henningsen Date 1895 cyf
   
   
     

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     (29 August 1855 - 28 November 1930) was a Danish painter and illustrator. He is best known for his Social Realist paintings of poor and exposed groups in the 1880s and 1890s. He was the younger brother of Frants Henningsen who was also a painter. Erik Henningsen was born on 29 August 1855 in Copenhagen to Frants Ludvig Henningsen (1820-1869), a grocer, and Hilda Charlotte Christine ne Schou (1824-1880). He showed an early artistic talent and was articled to decorative painter A. Hellesen. He also took drawing lessons privately with C. V. Nielsen and was admitted to the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 1873. He graduated in 1877 and won several awards and distinctions, including the Academy's Annual Medal in 1887 and 1890, the Ancher Prize in 1889.