Oil/canvas, 55 x 87,5 cm, lo. le. sign. L. Munthe. - Landscape painter of norwegian origin. M. was initially trained by F. W. Schiertz in Bergen. Since 1861 he studied at the Düsseldorf academy under S. Jacobsen a. A. Flamm. He travelled widely through Europe but found his motivs mainly in the Düsseldorf environments. M. won numerous international awards, became Swedish court painter a. member of the Stockholm, Kopenhagen a. Amsterdam academies. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat.-Gal.), Oslo (Nat. Gall.), Stockholm (Nat. Mus.), Düsseldorf, Antwerp a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.