1902 – 1980, Russian
Belgium (1882 - 1961)
He painted landscapes, seascapes, interiors, still lifes and figures in post-impressionistic style.
Johannes Grenness was born in Drammen (Norwegia) in 1875. At the age 18 he started in the Art Academy of Munich under leading of Nikolaus Gysis.
Grennes created portraits, figure compositions and idyllic outdoor scenes, eventually in a shimmering sunlight.
Best known for a series in which she pictured her younger brother Jonathan during several last years. Relationships inside a fmaliy is a major theme of her art.