The Harvest (1884)

Niss, Thorvald Simon (1842 - 1905)

The Harvest

Canvas Giclee

8"x10" $125.00
12"x16" $240.00
16"x20" $400.00
18"x24" $500.00
24"x32" $835.00
30"x40" $1,270.00
32"x40" $1,350.00

Paper Giclee

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13"x19" $65.00
17"x22" $99.00

Oil on Canvas: 18" x 24"
Catalog# NIST-002

Niss, Thorvald Simon: (1842-1905)

  • Born May 7, 1842 in Assens DK, son of Niels Frederik Niss, mother unknown

Education:

  • Studied under his father as an artist
  • 1861-1869 & 1874 - Royal Danish Academy of Art
  • Late 1970’s - Studied under Otto Bache
  • 1885-86 & 1892 - Studied in Italy and Greece
  • 1889 - Studied in Paris

Exhibits:

  • 1870-1905 - Charlottenborg Palace, DK
  • 1882 - Vienna
  • 1889 - Paris
  • 1893 - Chicago
  • 1895 - Venice
  • 1900 - Paris
  • 1907 - London
  • 1910-11 - Berlin

Awards:

  • 1882 - Award in Vienna
  • 1900 - Awarded Silver Medal in Paris

*Thorvald Niss began his career painting at the Royal Porcelain factory in DK. His passionate depictions of nature and marine life is what made him a world renown artist.

A painter of the Danish school, Niss most typically executed water scenes and landscapes. He was a student of the painter Otto Bache (1839-1927) at the Academy of Copenhagen. He exhibited his pieces in various locales, including Munich, Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna and Paris. In 1882, he was awarded a gold medal in Vienna, followed by medals in Paris at the Expositions Universelles of 1889 and 1900.