"b. at Christina. Studied at Dusseldorf. He is considered the best landscape painter of his country, and has received many high honors from various governments. Is chevalier of the orders of St. Olaf of Norway, of the Lion of Zahrengen of Bade, of the Red Eagle of Prussia, of Francis Joseph of Austria, etc., and is a member of the academies of Stockholm, Copenhagen, Vienna, Berlin, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, etc. Has received many medals in various European countries, and also was given one at Philadelphia, in 1876. " a Norwegian landscape. People have said that this painter's art is like a growth of nature, gradual, calm, constant; it certainly has ever been near to nature when in her tenderest moods; it infuses beauty into grandeur, and throws gentleness over forms rugged and defiant. - atkinson. - art tour through northern capitals in Europe." [P. 88.]
Illustrated Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. August 16 - October 25, 1884. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Director of the Art Department. Editor of National Academy Notes and the Art Union Magazine. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company.