Meyer, Jacob Valdemar (1895-1971)

Meyer, Jacob Valdemar (1895-1971)

Kristian Jacob Valdemar Meyer was a Danish artist that’s primarily known for landscapes and peaceful interior scenes. He was the son of Carl Vilhelm Meyer (1870-1938) and immersed in the family profession from an early age. His father painted Jacob on numerous occasions.

He exhibited regularly at Charlottenburg Palace in Copenhagen alongside the finest painters of his generation and also in Rotterdam and Budapest. The V&A holds an example of his work.

1895

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. The son of painter, Carl Vilhelm Meyer, and Maren Sophie Albertine Madsen.

1913

Enrolled at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.

1918

Married the painter Ruth Cilia Andersen (1897-1971).

1921, 1923, 1931-33, 1937

Travelled to Italy.

1923

Debuted at Charlottenburg Palace, Copenhagen, where he became a regular exhibitor.

Travelled to Paris.

1941

Received the Otto Bache scholarship.

1971

Died.

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