Richard Mortensen

1910, Copenhagen, Denmark – 1993, Ejby, Denmark


The Island of Rab 9, 1966

oil on canvas, 136 х 97 cm

Acquisition: Gift

Reference: 01678



Richard Strange Mortensen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied between 1931 and 1932 at the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen. Influenced by the works of Wassily Kandinsky, he developed an abstract art style. In Copenhagen, Mortensen was joint founder of the “Linien” school of abstract painters.

The biography is from Wikipedia in accordance with the Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License

Read entire biography: 


Previous Issues