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Carl Vilhelm Holsøe: Danish Vermeer?

10 days ago   |   By Art Contrarian

Carl Vilhelm Holsøe (1863-1935) was a Danish artist who painted a surprising number of similar scenes.
Those scenes were interiors with similar windows and furnishings populated by a young woman. Superficially, this is similar to a number of the known works by the famed Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer where there was a window towards the left side of the painting, one or a few human subjects , and varying room décor.
Holsøe painted other subjects - often different interiors - but I thought it would be fun to present a set of his paintings that portray essentially the same sort of thing...
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