Janus Andreas Bartholin La Cour
La Cour Janus Andreas Bartholin
Ringkobing 1837 / Copenaghen 1909
He studied at the Copenhagen Art Institute from 1853 and 1859, pupil of P.K. Skovgaard.
In 1855 he participated at the Paris Saloon, winning a scholarship, he was in Paris in 1865 and in Rome between 1865 and 1867. During this period he was in Naples, visited the islands in the golf of Naples as well as the Sorrento peninsula, producing the two watercolours Queen Giovanna Bathhouse in Sorrento and a view of Li Galli island in the gulf of Salerno.
He returned to Italy at other times, always bringing home a large number of studies and finished paintings.
Awarded in 1871 with a gold medal at the Exhibition of Charlottenburg for the the work Evening at the edge of e Nemi, he becomes a Member and professor of the Academy in 1872, of which he is appointed Knight of Danebrog in 1892. He participates in the 1900 Great Exhibition in Paris and in the Exposition of Monaco in 1901.