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Sognefjorden Lærdal

Sogn Kunstsenter

  • Lærdalsøyri, Lærdal
  • 48277526
  •  /  km From You
Overview

Sogn Art Centre is situated in Lærdal Cultural Centre at Lærdalsøyri, together with The Norwegian Wild Salmon Centre and the Salmon Café. 

The painter Hans Gjesme (1904-1994) was born and grew up in Lærdal. As a 16-year-old he became an apprentice to Pola Gaugin in Kristiania. Later he spent som months in Paris as a student of André Lhote.

Gjesme worked in a naturalistic style, taking the landscapes and people of Lærdal as the main subject. He lived in Lærdal for most of his life, and donated over 1,500 works to Lærdal muncipality. 

 


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