MARIE LÖKKE MATHIESEN, Norwegian 1876-1948

MARIE LÖKKE MATHIESEN, Norwegian 1876-1948

Code: 0177


H: 66cm (26")W: 78cm (30.7")


MARIE LÖKKE MATHIESEN, Norwegian 1876-1948, oil on canvas, signed, coastal landscape in early summer, original frame.

Marie Løkke also Marie Loekke, Marie Mathiesen, born 09.01.1877 in Christiana, now Oslo, Norway, died 29.02.1948 in Oslo, Norway, she was a Norwegian born artist.

1900-1901 - studying art in Norway and in Dresden, Germany (1900–1901), she came to the 1902 - she went the United States and she studied with Charles W. Hawthorne at his Cape Cod School of Art in Provincetown, MA. 

1902 - 1916 - exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago

1908 - exhibited at Marshall Fields in Chicago, IL

1915 - exhibited at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco, CA.

1917 - 1919 - returned to Norway to paint.

1919 - 1922 - painting in France and Belgium) (1919–1922). She painted again in Norway

1920 - exhibited at the Salon Triennial in Antwerp, Belgium

1922 - 1926 - returned to Norway to paint. 

1925 - exhibited at the Norse-American Centennial Art Exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair in Minneapolis, MN.

She divided her artistic career between the United States and Europe throughout her life.  She is most associated with her impressionist landscapes in oil.  She exhibited principally in Chicago, Illinois, winning prizes on several occasions.  Her work was featured at both the Art Institute of Chicago, and at the Chicago Norske Klub who also purchased her works for their own collection. 

1982 - her works were included in the exhibit “The Divided Heart: Scandinavian Immigrant Artists, 1850-1950” sponsored by the University of Minnesota

1989 - her works were included in the exhibit “Norway in America” exhibit organized by the Norwegian-American Museum.


Luther College Fine Arts Collection, that painting is included on the Inventory of American Paintings, maintained by the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution