Tuxen was an artistic genius and was admitted at the royal art academy in 1868 when Tuxen was only 15 years old. He later studied with Léon Bonnat in Paris. Tuxen became an art teacher and tutor in” The Principe on Valeur painting” which was the foundation of French naturalism. Tuxen coworkers at the art school was the master painters Kristian Zahrtmann and P.S Kröyer. The international fame and talent of Tuxen gave him a high social position and was requested to do several works for both the British and Danish Royal family. Among his royal works he did portraits of Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle. Besides working on portraits Tuxen also travelled and did a series of foreign landscapes from Paris, Firenze, Rom ,Germany, Egypt, Palestine, Skt. Petersburg; Spain, Greece, Iceland, Greenland and California.
Exhibitions: Laurits Tuxen has been exhibited in Galleries and Museums worldwide including:
Internat. Kunstausst, Berlin.
Grosse Berliner Kunstaust, Berlin.
Erste internat. Kunstausst., Vienna.
Victorian Exhibits, London.
Works by Danish Painters, Guildhall London.
L’art danois, Jeu de Paume, Paris.
Espo. internat Rom Espo. internat, Barcelona.
Danish National Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum.
Victorian Gold. Exhibition, Sydney.