Harald Pryn, Danish Village With Thatched Cottage

Harald Pryn, Danish Village With Thatched Cottage

A charming early-20th-century landscape painting depicting a thatched cottage with red windows and door by Danish painter, Harald Julius Niels Pryn (1891-1968). It’s such a beautiful little piece with pops of vibrancy and a skilful array of brush marks.

Pryn tended to work around his home in Bagsvaerd, near Copenhagen, and he’s known primarily for his snow-covered wintery scenes. His Summertime landscapes are quite rare and this a good example.

The painting is signed in the lower right and we can supply its original frame if required.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Overall size: 14” x 10” / 36cm x 26cm
Year of creation: c. 1930
Provenance: Denmark
Condition: Overall very presentable.
Artist’s auction highlight: £15,000 achieved for ‘Village covered in Snow, Lillerös’ in 2006 at Sotheby’s.

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