Pupil of Öigaard and H. Grönvold from 1883. Educated at the Royal academy of arts in 1885. Attended the artists study school where he was a pupil of L. Tuxen and Frans Schwartz until 1892. Attended the school of Zahrtmann until 1901. Clements early works shows strong influence of early symbolism and French impressionism. Clement was a great admirer of Paul Gauguin and knew him personally from his first travels to Paris in 1890-1892. Clement traveled at that time with his artist friend Mogens Ballin and together they were invited to the inner circle of French art introduced by Paul Gauguin and his friends. Clement spent the winter months in Paris meeting artists and visiting museums but during the summers he traveled and worked in Bretagne. After working in France, Clement found new inspiration in Italy where he stayed from 1893-1904. There he studied Italian renaissance and worked primarily on landscapes inspired by the Italian masters Masaccio and Lorenzo di Credo. Clements series of works today demonstrate a multi-talented artist. Clement worked with landscapes, symbolism, figure scenes, flowers and portraits. His works are extraordinary diverse and he mastered symbolism, realism and impressionism. Clement has been exhibited all around Europe like: Paris, England, Germany and Italy. He was also exhibited at the Brooklyn museum, United states.
The free exhibition: 1893-1933.
Exhibition Study school: 1896
The world fair in Paris: 1900.
Cività d’Antino: 1908.
Glaspalast, Munich: 1909.
Brighton, United Kingdom: 1912.
National exhibition, Brooklyn museum: 1927.
Helsingfors, Sweden: 1928.
West Zealand museum: 1988.
Cività d’Antino: 1989.
Gad Frederik Clement is listed in artprice.com. His oils has been sold for $878.
( Christies, London. 22-06-00. Lot no: 13)