Schleisner was educated at the Royal Art Academy in 1833 and a pupil of J.L.Lund and C.A. Jensen. Schleisner travelled to Munich in 1841 where he joined the popular Danish colony of artists. Schleisner specialised in vivid and emotional scenes and was famous for his many comical and charming portraits of farmers, bar keepers and store owners. Schleisner belonged to the art group called “The Europeans”. Other members of the group included J. Friedlaender, N. Simonsen and D. Monies.
Holland, Italy: 1866.
The World Fair in London: 1862.
Art union: 1882.
Town Hall: 1901.
Odense Museum: 1904
Art Union: 1984
Frederiksborg Museum: 1984-85.
C.A. Schleisner is listed in artprice.com and has been sold for $5,021.
(Christies, London. 05-04-2001. Lot no: 226)