Miss J. Kondrup

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Jenny Kondrup


Miss Jenny Helene Cathinka Kondrup - born 12.11.1851 in Aalborg, died 31.12.1927 at St. Hans Hospital. Parents were Grocery Christen Andersen Kondrup and Georgine Petrea Thomasen.

Jenny Kondrup was educated as sculptor at the Drawing and Kunstindustrie School for Women and graduated 1883. Her teachers wer Marie Luplau and Emilie Mundt. She finished the Kunstakademie in February 1890 (Viggo Johansen).

She was employed by Royal Copenhagen from October 1885 until November 1890. She was a blue painter and her blue painter number was 42. She soon worked for the "arts" department under Arnold Krog.


Jenny Kondrup pgenerated a series of portrait busts and medallions in the senklassicistiske manner. Her figurative works are genre pieces done with charm and humor. Kondrup had a mental disease and went to St. Hans Hospital from 1893 until her death.


Main information source: Kunstindex Danmark & Weilbachs Kunstnerleksikon


Arabesque  Vase
Arabesque  Vase
Butterfly&flower Vase
Butterfly&flower Vase
Kondrup cod
Kondrup cod
Kondrup cod
Kondrup cod
Kondrup conger eel
Kondrup conger eel
Arabesque  Vase

Artist:                       Jenny Kondrup

Date of Production: March 1887

Unique Number:      none

Height:                     22,5 cm

Diameter:                 12 cm

Motif:                        Vase with arabesque patters and

                                 flowers on light blue ground. Green

                                 leaves.

Remarks:                 Typical colors in green blue and gold.

                                 Maybe a trial to test other paterns.

                                 

Butterfly&flower Vase

Artist:                       Jenny Kondrup

Date of Production: 1885/86

Unique Number:      none

Height:                     22,5 cm

Diameter:                 12 cm

Motif:                        Butterfly Vase with leaves, insects and

                                 flowers

Remarks:                 Typical colors in blue and gold for

                                 this time.

Kondrup cod

Artist:                       Jenny Kondrup

Date of Production: November 1889

Unique Number:      none (XI - could have been a small lot)

Height:                     4 cm

Length:                    25.5 cm

Width:                      6.5 cm

Motif:                        Codfish

Remarks:                 

Kondrup cod

Artist:                       Jenny Kondrup

Date of Production: November 1889

Unique Number:      none (N2 - could have been a small lot)

Height:                     5 cm

Length:                    26.5 cm

Width:                      6.5 cm

Motif:                        Codfish

Remarks:                 

Kondrup conger eel

Artist:                       Jenny Kondrup

Date of Production: December 1889

Unique Number:      none (N1 - could have been a small lot)

Height:                     2 cm

Width:                      9.5 cm

Depth:                      7 cm

Motif:                        Conger eel (model 462 by Liisberg 1889)

Remarks:                 

Besucherzaehler

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