Jespersen specialized in landscapes and often did paintings with sun sets and sun rises. He was heavily inspired of the artists Janus la Cour and was a pupil of Wilhelm Kyhn, and like them, he kept a strong romantic mood in all his oils. Jespersen was especially known for his detailed and romantic landscapes from the Alps and Zealand. Jespersen has received numerous art prizes and been exhibited in Denmark, Germany, Paris, Chicago, and Budapest.
Henrik Jespersen signed his oils with both with initials, name and monograms.
Pupil of Wilhelm Kyhn 1878
Educated at the Royal Art Academy in 1879
Kunstner foreningen: 1882-1942
The world fair in Chicago: 1893
The Glasgow school artists of Denmark, Chicago: 1895
Jespersen received numerous art awards and prices among them was Södring prisen: 1884. Neuhausens prisen: 1889. Academy priser: 1890,1895,1896.
Bronze medallion in Paris: 1900
Tyrol, Austria: 1886,1887,1888,1890,1895
Sweden: 1905, 1913, 1929
Switzerland: 1906, 1908, 1913, 1924.
Paris and London: 1907
Henrik Jespersen is listed in artprice.com and his oils have been sold for $ 4,497. (Christies, London. 21-06-2002. Lot no: 63)