Jenny Meyer

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Jenny Meyer

 

Jenny Meyer was a painter. She was born 16.04.1866 in Frederiksberg, and died 23.04.1927 in Frederiksberg. Her parents were District Justice Fritz Meyer and Marie Frederike Dalberg. She stayed Single.

 

Jenny Meyer became professional in underglaze painting technique under Arnold Krog's management. She performed a variety of vases and bowls in underglaze, often decorated with stylized floral motifs. For the exhibition in 1895 Jenny Meyer was in completion with five other women for a dish with dandelion motif for Royal Copenhagen. Jenny Meyer´s sister was Emma, who already developed a deep interest in painting from nature and Jenny shared her interest.

She was employed by Royal Copenhagen from 1892 on where she learned the underglaze technique in Arnold Krog´s department and stayed there 35 years until 1927, the year of her death.

 

Main information source: Kunstindex Danmark & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon

Underwater Scene Vase
Underwater Scene Vase
Landscape Vase
Landscape Vase
Cockatoo Vase
Cockatoo Vase
Flower Vase
Flower Vase
Flamingo Vase
Flamingo Vase
JM - Grashopper Vase
JM - Grashopper Vase
Underwater scene vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: 24.10.1920

Unique Number: none

Height: 50 cm

Diameter: 39 cm

Motif: Underwater Scene Vase

Remarks:

Landscape vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: January 1908

Unique Number: 10003

Height: 74 cm

Diameter: 20 cm

Motif: Landscape with trees

Remarks:

Cockatoo Vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: December 1914

Unique Number: 11451

Height: 44,5 cm

Diameter: 20,5 cm

Motif: Cockatoo Vase

Remarks:

Flower Vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: 14.10.1924

Unique Number: none

Height: 43,5 cm

Diameter: 17,5 cm

Motif: Flower Vase

Remarks:

Flamingo Vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: October 1911

Unique Number: 10779

Height: 34 cm

Diameter: 16 cm

Motif: Flamingos and bamboo Vase

Remarks:

JM - Grashopper Vase
JM - Grashopper Vase

Artist: Jenny Meyer

Date of Production: December 1910

Unique Number: 10562

Height: 33 cm

Diameter: 14.5 cm

Motif: Grashoppers in medallion display.

surrounded by leaf tendrils

Remarks: Was drilled and used as vase lamp.

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