Ever since Louise was a child she was facinated by the sea, and from an early age on she began painting beaches and seascapes. Unfortunatly for her, she was born in a time where the art industry was heavily male-dominated, however due to her very strong character and her great talent, she became the first female artist in her time who became accepted at the Royal Art Academy as a seascape painter in 1891.
Educated at the Royal Art Academy of Copenhagen in 1891
Pupil of Wenzel Tornoe and Hans Fischer Attented “kunstnernes studieskole”(the artists school of study) Where her teachers was L. Tuxen, Julius Paulsen and P.S Krøyer.
Charlottenborg :1881, 1883-1906, 1908-24, 1926-33
Kunstnernes efteraars udstilling :1904-05, 1907-08
Kunstner foreningen : 18. Nov. 1882
1884: Germany and Italy.
1885: Paris, Holland and Italy (with Hans Fischer and his family)
Auction prices :
Paintings by Louise Bonfils have been sold in autions up to $1,000.