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Thomas Fearnley (1802-1842): oil sketches from the collection of Asborn Lunde


At TEFAF 2019, Day & Faber will be presenting a collection of oil sketches on paper by the Norwegian artist Thomas Fearnley (1802-1842). They come directly from the estate of Asborn Lunde. The majority were exhibited at the London National Gallery’s exhibition, 'Forests, Rocks and Torrents: Norwegian and Swiss Landscapes from the Lunde Collection' in 2011 and at the Barber Institute’s exhibition 'In Front of Nature: The European Landscapes of Thomas Fearnley' in Birmingham in 2012-2013. Asborn Lunde (1927 – 2017), a New Yorker of Norwegian descent, formed, during his long life, the world’s leading private collection of 19th century Norwegian and Swiss landscape paintings.


Exhibited works

  • Palermo and Monte Pellegrino, 1833
  • Arco Naturale, Capri
  • View from Procida to Ischia and Mount Epomeo
  • Fishermen at Sorrento
  • At Carrara, 1835
  • Near Meiringen, 1835
  • The Wetterhorn, 1835
  • Valley of Lauterbrunnen, 1835
  • A boatyard on Gravensfjord, 1839